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IDUG DB2 Tech Channel
IDUG DB2 Tech Channel provides multi-media content for a variety of topics on DB2 products
An Overview of the New DB2 Native Encryption CapabilityIn this session, we will review foundational cryptographic concepts and discuss the key highlights of the new DB2 native encryption capability, including encrypting online data, encryption backup images and key management.
A deeper dive into dashDB - know more in a dashdashDB is a newly announced data warehouse as a service deployed in the cloud that leverages technologies like BLU Acceleration, in-database analytics and Cloudant to allow you to focus more on the business and less on the business of IT. In this DB2 Tech Talk you will learn a little more about IBM's cloud initiatives and the value proposition around dashDB as well as...-dashDB's architecture and use cases-pricing and offerings as as service-competitive differentiations and customer feedback
IDUG Tech Talk: DB2 Cancun : A Technical OverviewMatt Huras from IBM development gives an intense technical overview of IBM's latest DB2 for LUW release know as DB2 10.5.4 and Cancun.
What’s New in DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release”DB2's most recent release added significant new capabilities for both transaction and analytic processing. This presentation will take you through the new features and what you need to know. Attend this DB2 Tech Talk to learn about:* BLU Shadow Tables* Expanded Oracle SQL compatibility for data marts* Enhanced SAP Business Warehouse support* Standard TCP/IP sockets for pureScale* Additional capabilities
DB2 Tech Talk: DB2 Competitive UpdateIn-memory, columnar, faster analytics, high availability and scalability. There is a lot happening in the data management space these days. In this presentation, we will go through some of the key capabilities in the newest release of DB2, including BLU Shadow Tables, standard TCP/IP sockets for pureScale, and other enhancements. We'll also talk through some of the latest competitive announcements and how DB2 stacks up to these offerings.
Learn how DB2 integrates with IBM WebSphereIn a 3 tier architecture, an application server is considered tier 2 and a database is considered tier 3. IBM offers a well known Composable, secure and high scalable application server called WebSphere Application Server. IBM also offers multiple databases one of which is is DB2. This session will explain some of the key integration features between the two products and why this combination helps you create a secure, scalable and highly reliable solution for your middleware and backend database. Topics covered in this session are:-- Security: Trusted connection support-- Scalability: Heterogenous pooling support and Lock sharing-- Resiliency: Automatic client reroute and failover enhancements-- and more
IDUG Tech Talk: Exploiting DB2 11 for z/OS Where do we Start?In this session from the IDUG 2014 Technical Conference in North America, Randy Ebersole highlights some of the new features of DB2 11. He introduces some of the new functionality to get you thinking about moving to DB2 11!
DB2 Tech Talk: Use DB2 with BLU Acceleration for SAPAnalytics are the hot business need because the competitive advantage goes to the organization who is first to discover and capitalize on the business insight. Data is at the root of this, but it is the analytics that provide data value. For many years DB2 has been used with OLAP and OLTP systems by SAP customers worldwide to deliver a cost-effective database engine to SAP applications. Now with DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration, you can use this next generation in-memory technology to deliver these insights from data fast and simply. DB2 with BLU Acceleration is an in-memory technology, which makes analytical jobs by factors faster right out of the box, while requiring dramatically less storage and nearly eliminating the need for tuning.Although BLU Acceleration is in-memory optimized, it is not main memory-limited. DB2 BLU is highly optimized for accessing data in RAM, but performance won't suffer as data size grows beyond RAM. These benefits are achieved through next generation columnar processing, operating on compressed data, carefully exploiting modern microprocessor designs, and accessing memory efficiently. The result is a system that simultaneously looks and feels like DB2 while being in-memory optimized, CPU-optimized and I/O-optimized.SAP-DB2 customers have seen tremendous performance improvements with the same hardware. Because of this, customers can reuse their existing IT infrastructure and simply update to the newer DB2 10.5 version-- converting row-store tables to column-store tables. Join DB2 - SAP expert Guersad Kuecuek for a discussion of the technical features of this solution including how to use BLU, how to derive performance improvement and how to do the sizing for BLU.
IDUG Tech Talk: DB2 for z/OS Disaster Recovery for the Rest of USJudy Ruby-Brown gives a thorough overview of system level backup and using FlashCopy for disaster recovery as provided by various vendors. This presentation is quite thorough but yet very easy to understand, even for a beginner. Judy explains the types of services that need to be setup for disaster recovery as well as easy scenarios for the DBA in the implementation of disaster recovery. Just the summary at the end is enough to pass on to the system programmers in your shop as a checklist for implementation.
DB2 Tech Talk: Develop Mobile & Internet-Connected Apps with DB2 & InformixThe "Internet of Things" is the growing number of devices and sensors that communicate via the Internet, offering vast new opportunities. Harnessing data from billions of connected devices lies in the ability to store, access and query SQL and NoSQL data together, seamlessly. The result of all this data is the need for fast development of web and mobile applications and speed-of-thought insight for fast business decisions. Learn how to use Informix and DB2 to bridge the gap between new computing technologies designed for big data, cloud, and mobile computing with the enterprise world of relational data in the "Internet of Things" era. Jef Treece and Shawn Moe will present how to develop mobile applications using techniques that preserve the native look and feel specific to such devices as Android and iOS. They will also show device-agnostic techniques and discuss new approaches to handling a range of types of mobile devices. A discussion of how to keep data on the device in sync with a back-end database or cloud service, such as DB2 or Informix on BlueMix will also be included. And finally, using an embedded database to achieve a truly scalable and reliable Internet of Things architecture will be included.