Database services in the cloud are gaining increasing popularity for development, test, and production systems. One of the key technical challenges for cloud database adoption is fast and secure movement of large data volumes into the cloud.
One of the more difficult parts of developing a data architecture for a new project is choosing which technologies to use. You'll have application developers that have their opinions, management with a different view, and legacy technology already in place.
The purpose of this article is to provide a couple of ways you can work with Spark and Db2 for z/OS while having your Apache Spark installation (standalone or cluster) working outside of z/OS and at the same time enabling a feature of Db2 for z/OS most people are not aware of.
Did you know that you can issue SQL statement to Db2 for z/OS using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)? If not, make sure you read this new brand article!
As we enter another New Year, many people reflect on the year that has passed and formulate some New Year Resolutions I’ve gathered together some of their resolutions into this article hoping that many of those in the IDUG DB2 community will also take these things to heart.