Oracle generated a lot of buzz prior to Oracle OpenWorld 2017 last September with their announcement of the world’s first self-driving database - Oracle Autonomous Database. However, not many details were released at announcement time. Now that the first Oracle Autonomous Database service,
In this episode of Making Data Simple, Ember Crooks, Db2 Lead DBA and Delivery Manager at Xtivia, IBM Champion and IBM Gold Consultant, sits down to talk about her experience in the data science field. She shares her industry expertise, career goals, and tips for those looking to venture into the
The modern data landscape demands more than one type of database. That’s IBM has rolled out JSON-document-based databases in Db2 and Cloudant, as well as partnered with select database providers to offer developer-focused database services through the IBM Compose platform.
On this week's episode, John J Thomas, Distinguished Engineer and Director for IBM Analytics, and Steve Moore, Senior Content Designer and Story Strategist, join us to talk about data science and how your business can best weave the skills of a data scientist into their decisions. Learn how to
On this special episode, we sit down and talk to one of the Db2 legends, Matt Huras, Chief Architect for Db2 LUW, an IBM Master Inventor with 54 granted U.S. patents, a prolific public speaker and member of the International Db2 Users Group Hall of Fame. He reflects on retiring from IBM, the key
March 16, 2018 is the 25th anniversary of the Db2 relational database product on Linux UNIX and Windows. Over the past 25 years, this team has built the Db2 brand for the distributed product, complementing IBM’s Db2 mainframe offering and creating a market force.
Technology trends and growth areas can vary in different parts of the world. In this week's podcast, Keichii Okada, vice president of IBM Tokyo Software & Systems Development Lab, discusses how natural language technology is helping to advance business strategy and healthcare in Japan. He also
The greatest grandmasters in chess think five moves ahead. In IT, even thinking five moves ahead isn’t enough. A lot of things can happen, planned and unplanned, within the first five moves of an IT strategy deployment that cause a significant amount of disruption both concurrently and long
Big Data and Analytics Hub spoke with IBM Distinguished Engineer John Thomas (@johnjaithomas) about some of the importance of tuning information architecture to make algorithms meet enterprise needs, as well as how machine learning can most effectively be applied in hybrid scenarios in 2018.
How do you choose and learn a new coding language? In this episode of Making Data Simple, we are joined by YouTuber and IBM Social Strategist, Caleb Curry. With over 5M view of his tutorials on YouTube, Caleb has learned a thing or two about how to teach and learn to program successfully. Discover
Long before humans go to the moon or Mars, we'll need to send unmanned missions to establish the early infrastructure. Don Haderle, a scholar of the mainframe, recently suggested that mainframe computer systems will become the obvious solution for the moon, Mars, and beyond. Learn why.
Today, data is the most valuable resource of any business, enabling the actions and insights that empower business disruption. But it can only do so if it’s fully liberated to work for you. We’re working towards a future in which businesses can unleash the power of their databases without
If you read a lot of development blogs nowadays, you’ll probably notice a common theme: developers don’t want to deal with databases. They want to focus on designing, building, testing, and deploying applications that deliver value to the business as quickly as possible.
The word "hybrid" gets used a lot these days and can refer to many things from a database perspective. For system administrators, a hybrid database can mean provisioning the database in the cloud, on premise, or in an appliance, with the location being transparent to applications or end-users. For