At the IDUG North American conference in May, 2016, George Wang gave a presentation showcasing how Apache Spark can be used in conjunction with high volume OLTP database technologies like DB2 for z/OS.
Until recently, this ACID compliancy wasn’t fulfilled by Hadoop transactions, but the advent of Hive 2 (June 2016) and others has changed this. Now you can have an equally valid acidity on Hadoop as you would expect on DB2.
This brings up once more the question on the relevance of DB2.
DevOps is a very popular term, that describes the process of automating the processes involved in the delivery of applications. Including database changes in this can be difficult, but it's possible bring DevOps to your developers using Data Studio using the methods described in this article.
DBAs frequently get called on to develop “quick” database scripts and programs, never mind that we don’t have the time, the tools, or the training. Learn some tips and tricks for writing scripts to make your life easier.
IBM® Data Server Manager is an integrated database management tools platform. In this article, learn how to use the Query Tuning functionality that is included with the Base edition of DSM at no additional charge to tune the queries running in your DB2® for z/OS® environment.