IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems Edition - May 2013 - (Page 10)

Insider Insights from the industry Moving On Migrating to IBM Power or PureSystems can bring business upswings By Marinus Van Sandwyk W ith the significant improvements and capabilities in DB2* SQL—augmented by changes in development approaches, tools and compilers, and the dramatic developments on the hardware platform and processor architecture—migrating from legacy IBM i to IBM Power Systems* or IBM PureSystems* technology can be simple, yet challenging. It requires that we ask ourselves some difficult, honest questions. The announcement of PureSystems technology has opened the door for the IBM i install base to assess its application portfolio and decide on the best systemic approach for the future. Many organizations are running legacy applications and grappling with difficult choices. These choices cause them to consider retiring legacy applications, 10 M AY 2 0 1 3 simply because they’re perceived as outdated. However, it’s possible to retain legacy applications and migrate to next-generation systems. Is Migrating Necessary? I believe IBM i is the most advanced commercial transaction-processing platform in the history of computing.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems Edition - May 2013

IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems Edition - May 2013
Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Making Something Great
Data Display: Cities Are Reaching Their Limits
Insider: Migrating to IBM Power or PureSystems Can Bring Business Upswings
Case Study: Heavy Lifting: AmQuip revamps its reporting and gains more control over its business
Cover Story: Making DevOps Real for Power Systems: Linking development and operations for the continuous delivery of software innovation
Feature: Agility Matters: Become more agile and innovative with your IBM i projects
Next: Healthcare Analytics Promises to Increase the Speed and Accuracy of Diagnoses
Solutions: Messenger8; Authority Broker 4.0; STORServer Virtual Appliance; m-Power; Presto 4.7; Zend Studio 10
Advertisers Index
Snapshot: Devoe Leads an Amusing Life
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Power Systems
2013 Power Systems Buyer's Guide Index

IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems Edition - May 2013