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Dave Beulke

Dave Beulke is an IBM DB2 Gold Consultant, an inaugural member of the IBM Champion program, a columnist for IBM Data Management Magazine, and a Past President of IDUG

Note: The content of this blog is the opinion and thoughts of the blogger and does not necessarily represent the opinions of IDUG.

 

 
Reliability, Availability, and Scalability Lessons for Holiday Peak ProcessingOperational performance is always paramount for applications, websites, and order systems during the busy Christmas holiday shopping season. Keeping holiday peak processing going with good performance is a pains-taking ordeal. Even with the best laid plans of continuous improvement builds, applicati…
Analytics Lessons from the ElectionI have been doing analytical systems for many years, starting with my first data warehouse database design and application for E F Hutton in 1988. This election followed many analytics lessons that I have learned and experienced with several analytical data warehouse projects over the years. First, …
5 Important Ideas from IBM World of Watson ConferenceThe rebranded IBM Insight conference (now the World of Watson conference) was last week.  This year’s conference was noticeably improved with a wide variety of tried and true DB2 z/OS and DB2 LUW presentations along with new Spark, innovative data management techniques, big data activities, embed…