Blogs

Database Backups for Peace of Mind: Part 1

DB2 database backup and recovery serves as an insurance policy for organizational data assets

July 11, 2014 | by Isaac Yassin
DB2 database backup and recovery serves as an insurance policy for organizational data assets

10 can’t miss posts for big data and analytics developers: July 2014

July 10, 2014 | by Barbara Wetmore
This month’s articles show the promise of big data technology in action. Explore the tools that help you digest the data, filter out the noise and make your next business decision based on the trends it reveals. Grab your safety goggles—it’s time to put theory to the test.

Transforming the agile data warehouse in the age of the in-memory cloud

July 9, 2014 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
IBM Analytics Warehouse for Bluemix is now generally available to all customers for your agile data warehousing and analytics needs. This pay-as-you-go cloud service, leveraging in-memory BLU technology, is designed to provide a single, agile in-memory platform for all applications required for...

Maximizing the value of your data through analytics

June 27, 2014 | by Larry Heathcote, Program Director, IBM
You don’t want to miss the next TDWI Solution Spotlight on “Maximizing the Value of Your Data through Analytics.” Claudia Imhoff, president and founder of Intelligent Solutions Inc., will share everything from modern data architectures and use cases to data scientists and “things to ponder” when...

3 reasons why DataOps is essential for big data success

June 19, 2014 | by Lenny Liebmann, Contributing Editor, InformationWeek
Data science is extremely important in today’s data-driven world, but is only effective if it can be efficiently executed in a production environment. Find out about an essential best practice to make your data science effective.

Enabling the Impossible?

Next-generation in-memory computing in DB2 with BLU Acceleration can make real-time analytics possible

June 6, 2014 | by Nancy Hensley, Director of Offering Management, IBM Analytics, IBM
Next-generation in-memory computing in DB2 with BLU Acceleration can make real-time analytics possible

10 can’t miss posts for big data and analytics developers: June 2014

June 2, 2014 | by Barbara Wetmore
developerWorks Editor Barb Wetmore brings you a summary of the latest how-to technical content for developers. This month includes an announcement of a new big data and analytics zone on developerWorks, integration of DB2 for z/OS with InfoSphere BigInsights, creation of a date time dimension with...

Developing Error-Free Native Stored Procedures

Enterprise IT can apply SQL Procedural Language best practices to optimize DB2 for z/OS native stored procedures

May 30, 2014 | by Tony Andrews
Enterprise IT can apply SQL Procedural Language best practices to optimize DB2 for z/OS native stored procedures

Intelligence accelerated: How cloud-based analytics is expediting business results

May 28, 2014 | by Michael Lock, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Aberdeen
Today’s data-driven organization is faced with magnified urgency around data volume, user needs and compressed decision time frames. In order to address these challenges while maintaining an effective analytical environment, many organizations are exploring cloud-based environments coupled with...

How to Have a Happy Conversion Mode Day

Ready or not, IT organizations can prepare now for eventual IBM DB2 11 for z/OS conversion

May 23, 2014 | by Julian Stuhler
Ready or not, IT organizations can prepare now for eventual IBM DB2 11 for z/OS conversion