IDAA, the Analytics Accelerator for DB2 z/OS, enables a new architecture that combines transaction and analytical processing in a single, hybrid system – enabling the next level of real-time analytics resulting in the simplification of the information management infrastructure.
The IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator (IDAA) has proven to be a big success in enabling analytics on DB2 z/OS data. Roberta Barnabè gave a well-received presentation at IDUG EMEA 2015 in Dublin on how her company implemented IDAA. Get practical advice to help have a successful implementation.
If you haven’t heard about Spark, it is about time you read an article on it. But do we actually know what Apache Spark is exactly? Why should(n’t) we use it? Is it fit for purpose or not? Many things are still unclear to a broad audience; I hope to reveal a little more on this subject.
Apache Spark has become a hot topic in the world of Analytics. It is seen as a better performing alternative to Map/Reduce , and as a means to do analytics combining data across a wide set of data sources. This video is a excellent introduction to what Spark is, and how it works with DB2 for z/OS.