The 2018 IDUG Db2 Tech Conference took place in St. Julians, Malta, November 4 – 8, where History & Present are combined. The conference offered 5 days of Db2 education and training, including new and emerging technologies.
This week’s IDUG Db2 Tech Conference in Malta offers world-class education that not only brings DBAs and developers them up to date with Db2, but also helps them navigate the landscape of data science, fast data, regulatory compliance, and machine learning.
The IDUG Db2 Tech Conference is not only about Db2 anymore. In the past, the scope was limited to pure Db2-related in-depth functions and features for DBAs and application programmers. Today, IDUG offers a broader perspective, addressing additional topics.
With the SQL OLAP RANK and DENSE_RANK functions being around for a while in SQL programming, it is quite easy to query for the TOP XX from data.
DB2 11 for LUW includes a broad set of enhancements to BLU Acceleration, taking the columnar in-memory database technology to a new level of maturity, performance, and scalability. Matthias Nicola from IBM provides an overview of new features and improvements in BLU Acceleration in DB2 11.1