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E06 - dashDB and DB2 on Cloud - Experiences

Topic: Cross Platform DB2 for z/OS & LUW

Subtopic: 2016

IBM introduced a new Platform as a Service model called BlueMix with a great number of pre-packaged services. dashDB and DB2 on Cloud are part of this platform.

dashDB is a fully managed data warehouse service in the cloud, powered by BLU Acceleration and infused with deep analytic capabilities. DB2 on Cloud is a hosted environment that lets you get up and running with DB2 very quickly but still gives you the flexibility you need to configure and manage the overall database environment.

This presentation shares the experiences gained when doing a Proof of concept - setting up, lessons learned, gotchas, what's good & bad and managing the databases on the Bluemix platform.

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