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  • The Build vs. Buy Challenge: Insight into a Hybrid Approach

    Data Quality is essential for success. The key to success is knowing when you should build a custom data quality tools over canned solutions. Download our whitepaper for insight. Read more.

  • Choosing the Right IMC, Data Grid, MySQL, and IMC Now and Tomorrow

    In-Memory Computing (IMC) technology can take many forms: in-memory data grids, in-memory databases, and streaming analytics processing. This white paper discusses IMC options, their key differences, and choosing the right solution for your use case. Learn more!

  • TrustRadius Report on IBM Cloudant

    TrustRadius is the leading site for business software users to share real-world insights through in-depth reviews and networking. We help users make better product selection, implementation and usage decisions. Every reviewer is authenticated and every review vetted before publication. Read now!

  • A Field Guide to the World of Modern Data

    There are many types of databases and data analysis tools to choose from when building your application. Should you use a relational database? How about a key-value store? Maybe a document database? Is a graph database the right? What about polyglot persistence and the need for advanced analytics? If you feel a bit overwhelmed, don’t worry. This guide lays out the various database options and analytic solutions available to meet your app’s unique needs.

  • Compose Enterprise: How to Choose the Right DB for the Job

    IBM® Compose Enterprise delivers a fully managed cloud data platform on the public cloud of your choice — including IBM SoftLayer ® or Amazon Web Services (AWS) — so you can run MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, RethinkDB, RabbitMQ and etcd in dedicated data clusters. Read now!

  • Faster Insights with IBM Cloudant and Apache Spark

    This free ebook, "Getting Faster Insights from Application Data with IBM Cloudant and Apache Spark," explains how to deploy the open source Spark-Cloudant connector to conduct in-memory analytics of your Cloudant JSON data in a Jupyter Notebook. Read now!

  • The Proactive Security Paradigm: How Containers Can Revamp Your Approach to Security

    Ask most DevOps engineers about the benefits of containers and microservices, and their responses will center on the agility, modularity and scalability that microservices-based architectures provide. But there is another crucial and oft-overlooked advantage of migrating to containers and microservices: Security. Containers offer a number of opportunities for building and deploying more secure applications and environments. Read on.

  • Why Runtime Application Self-Protection is Critical for Next Generation App Security

    As application publishers, you have no control over your users and their mobile devices. Apps often run on jailbroken or malware-infected devices; rogue apps are plentiful, thus opening doors for hackers to exploit mobile app vulnerabilities. So how do you ensure the security of your app and data? Read this paper and learn more.

  • A Developer's Guide to Securing Mobile Applications

    The 2016 Mobile Top 10 Risks published by OWASP include such vulnerabilities as improper platform usage, insecure communication, storage, poor user authentication and authorization, and even the provisioning process. Learn more.

  • Accelerate automation with Ansible by Red Hat

    Ansible by Red Hat® can help organizations achieve an effective approach to business automation, but the path to DevOps can be long and complex. Outdated habits must be replaced with more efficient practices, but new tools and processes require buy-in from various stakeholders across the organization. Additionally, groups must be taught the specific best practices for their work. Red Hat Consulting helps customers successfully adopt and integrate Ansible to create and sustain standardized, centralized automation practices that add business and market value and build a solid foundation for DevOps.

  • Red Hat Open Innovation Labs

    Red Hat Open Innovation Labs is an immersive residency that arms customers with the skills, tools, and process to deliver better software, more quickly, to meet the mandates of today’s market. Whether it’s co-creating a disruptive product, catalyzing cultural transformation in the enterprise, or discovering what’s possible with a suite of proven and open tools and methods — Open Innovation Labs is designed to accelerate organizations’ most innovative ideas. Read on.

  • Making Old Applications New Again

    In this white paper, Red Hat takes a look at three specific software development patterns to modernize existing applications. These modernization patterns address transitioning existing applications to more modern architectures and infrastructure and making them accessible to new applications.