Data Architecture is not only related to the mere constellation of technical components that should work together. A data architecture should also reply to the needs of an end user and eventually establish an information architecture that is not only fit for use, but also fit for purpose.
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.
IBM’s Data Studio holds a lot of features that are not commonly known by the DB2 audience. Many regard it as the replacement of the old Control Center. IBM Data Studio has got a lot of goodies not included in Control Center. In this article we will focus on the usage of physical data models.