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Get Your Head (and Data) Into the Clouds with SQL Database and dashDB

Topic: Cross Platform DB2 for z/OS & LUW

Subtopic: 2015



More and more, organizations are looking to the cloud for agile and cost-effective "as-a-service" solutions. This includes the need for on-demand, cloud-based database offerings, whether it be for new mobile and web-based applications or for the extension and modernization of an on-premise data warehouse. In this session you'll learn about the different cloud options available for DB2, with a focus on the DB2-related services available on Bluemix -- specifically dashDB and SQL Database. dashDB is a fully managed data warehouse service in the cloud, powered by BLU Acceleration and infused with deep analytic capabilities. SQL Database is a managed relational database service, using DB2, built to handle web and transactional workloads. You'll be shown how to get up and running quickly with these services, including how to create tables, load data, and perform some basic management tasks. It doesn't get any easier than this!



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