In this article, IBM Executive Architect Eberhard Hechler provides some examples for how you can integrate the data stored in your z Systems environments into a data lake and how you can avoid some of the challenges that customers often run into.
Without proper management and governance, a data lake can easily turn into a manageability problem. In this article, David Stevens previews the session he will be delivering at the upcoming IDUG Data Tech Summit.
The topic of the month in April is Data Lakes. In this article, Craig Mullins defines what a data lake is, gives his thoughts on how they differ from Data Warehouses, and provides some pointers to help keep you "afloat" if you are tasked with supporting your organization's data lake.
DB2 for LUW has undergone a lot of changes to become more “cloud friendly”. This article focuses on new DB2 11.1 features that enable direct use of Amazon S3 cloud storage, and offers considerations about security and cost when integrating some aspects your database with the cloud.
DB2 11.1 for LUW introduced built-in SQL functions for regular expressions, a long-awaited enhancement that effectively supersedes a couple of popular workarounds for regex processing in DB2 SQL. This article describes the REGEXP functions and explains what makes them better than older workarounds.