Analytics using R is often driven from client side applications such as RStudio and generally involves transmission of the large amounts of data from the database server to the clients for analysis. This method of doing the analysis can be slow given the limited resources on database client machines
How to learn more about DB2? The answer is simple: DB2 Express-C, the community edition of DB2. You can learn, experiment and develop queries and applications through this easy to use and install version of DB2.
Why do we have routines in DB2? They allow us to include custom functionality inside our databases. But why do we need them? Should we use them?
A short story about SQLCODE -420 and implicit data conversions
Do you know those minor changes in your code that cannot break anything, but, well, actually they do? I had such experience recently. I did a very minor update to a WHERE clause of a SELECT statement in an embedded SQL, but t
This article is a summary of the series of IBM DB2 marketing events during the 1980’s that created the business opportunity, which lead to the creation of the International DB2 Users Group (IDUG). The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author based on his IBM involvement with