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The Other Great features of DB2 9: Text Search and Soundex (H12)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2009



DATE: 2009-5-15 (08:00 AM - 09:00 AM)
SPEAKERS: Kenneth Ernstein (CSC - eMedNY)

DB2 9 has many features getting most of the press however there are two important functions that have gotten little or no press; Soundex and Omnifind Text Search. As budgets decrease the ability to utilize Soundex without purchasing an additional liscence improves DB2s competitive advantage. The Omnifind Text Serch fuctionality allows for indexed searching of structured and unstructured data in new ways to meet changing business needs. CSC will present its experiences with the Text Search Early Support Program and how it is incorporating both of these features into their systems.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

OBJECTIVES:

Provide the particpant with an understanding of Soundex and how it can be used in data searches.

Provide the particpant with an understanding Text Search and the Omnifind Text Search engine.

Review the requirements for the Omnifind Text Search engine.

Provide performance characteristics of Text Search.

Provide the participant with ways Soundex and Text Search can be implemented to provide better business results to end users.



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