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Get Ready for Big Data with IBM System z and DB2 for z/OS

Topic: 2013 AU

Subtopic: DB2 for z/OS

With volumes of data growing exponentially big data has risen to the top of the CIO's agenda and is heading your way soon! But where and how do you start? While 80% of data might be unstructured most enterprises' core business data resides in multi-terabyte databases like DB2 for z/OS and hence System z has become pivotal to the success of big data. Its ability to scale to meet unexpected workloads, protect and govern data like no other platform, record breaking database performance, productive tools, predictive analytics and accelerators make it the logical place to start your successful big data projects.

Attend this session and learn where big data is helping to further lower risks and costs for businesses, entry points for where to begin as well as real life examples of organizations using DB2 for z/OS and the Information management portfolio for big data benefits.

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