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.
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.
In this article, John Maenpaa presents an overview of the architectural features of mainframes, distributed Linux/UNIX servers, and data lakes, and draws contrasts between them and when one architecture may be a better choice than the others.