Workload Automation Blog

Workload automation and job scheduling have become critical as application and IT processing requirements have expanded. Automation for workloads across a broad spectrum of operating systems, applications, databases, and dependencies is now fundamental to on-time service delivery. Learn about Workload Automation at BMC or explore BMC's Introduction to Hadoop.

Having Too Many Job Schedulers is Slowing You Down

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It wasn’t that many years ago that you needed multiple devices to complete different tasks. You’d have an alarm by the bed, separate cameras based on whether you wanted to take still photos or videos, and a computer to send emails. Completing these different tasks involved buying and maintaining many devices. Now you can do all of this and much … [Read more...]

Hadoop vs HBase: What’s The Difference?

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Hadoop is a group of open source software projects that are overseen by The Apache Software Foundation (ASF). These projects make big data a lot easier to manage by providing a framework for storing and processing massive amounts of data across networked clusters of low-cost hardware without compromising reliability. Instead of relying on … [Read more...]

Workload Automation: Predicting Trends in 2016

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In January 2014, I published a workload automation trends prediction for 2014 blog primarily focused on the impact of Gartner’s “Nexus of Forces.” These forces are often referred to as SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud), widely recognized as the disruptive technologies driving the consumerization and industrialization “mega trends.” In … [Read more...]

Big Data Security: Issues & Challenges for 2016

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Well, it's time to drop the ball, butcher "Auld Lang Syne", kiss a stranger, and call it a year. Big data had a big year in 2015 -- some of the major data tools and platforms came of age and achieved mainstream adoption. That means that 'big data' isn't a trend (or an option) anymore. It's essential to survival as a business. Now that big data has … [Read more...]

Are you asking the right Workflow Automation Questions?

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Does your Workflow Automation software meet your new business requirements? Staying competitive in today’s ever growing digital world will challenge businesses and increase pressure on IT in the digital transformation process.  With a $4 trillion internet based economy and growing at 10% per year, CEO’s are looking at how customers use technology … [Read more...]

Digital Enterprise Automation at Strata Hadoop World

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At last week’s Strata Hadoop World, the largest big data event in North America, approximately 5,000 attendees, top influencers, and technologists joined together to talk about how to collectively “make data work” in the future. That conference theme was certainly on target, echoed from the captivating keynotes to the 200+ sessions to the expo hall … [Read more...]

5 Ways Workload Automation Can Accelerate Digital Transformation

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The role of automation in digital transformation has become more important today than ever before. As businesses turn to digital technologies to drive competitive differentiation, this innovation responsibility is more and more directly in the control of business owners and end users. And the number of applications and platforms used to deliver … [Read more...]