DB2 Tech Talk: What's Hot from Information on Demand Conference
Host Serge Rielau will take you through the highlights and hot news from the Information on Demand conference about DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows and other IBM Data Management products! This will include new offerings such as IBM PureData Systems for Transactions and IBM PureData Systems for Ana
Host Serge Rielau will take you through the highlights and hot news from the Information on Demand conference about DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows and other IBM Data Management products! This will include new offerings such as IBM PureData Systems for Transactions and IBM PureData Systems for Analytics. We will also cover IBM Mobile Database, which is a new free download that works with DB2. And we'll hit some of the best presentations from the conference too. Don't miss this Tech Talk!
RecordedOct 24 2012
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Why choose between your datacenter and the cloud? A hybrid cloud solution gives you both.
You have already invested in server products that are on premises. You believe that Cloud is the future and the power of the Cloud can open up countless opportunities for people to do more and achieve more. But how can you leverage the Cloud given your current infrastructure?
Join this webcast to learn Hybrid Cloud options as well as how to extract value from your existing investments by:
- Expanding your options without adding complexity
- Easily moving workloads from your datacenter
- Building hybrid applications that leverage both on-premises and cloud resources
- Taking advantage of storage, backup, and recovery options with increased efficiency and reduced cost.
The protection needs for Healthcare and Life Sciences data evolve over time. The span of protection needs ranges from average for files that are easily reproduced to critical for files that need to be available for surgery or lifesaving research or that need to comply with regulations or be used in litigation. In this webinar, learn about some of the current protection methods, their pros and cons, and how to architect a storage solution that can evolve with your ever-changing protection needs.
The infrastructure you manage with Chef is a complex machine. This complexity is mirrored in the cookbooks you develop and the data stored in your Chef server. It is an ongoing effort to keep track of the state of that machine and to keep up with all the functionality included in your (many) cookbooks. However, the right tools can help. With them, you can develop code faster, maintain cleaner code, and better understand your existing code.
In this webinar, Franklin Webber, Training and Technical Content Lead at Chef, will demonstrate how better editor and debugger tools can improve your work life. He’ll show you how the right text editor can make it easier to write code. Next, he’ll demonstrate how tools like Rake and Guard can consolidate tasks and automate tests. Finally, he’ll show you how Pry can help you to debug your recipes.
Gestionar la salud en el centro de datos tiene 4 pilares principales: Monitoreo, Análisis, Diagnóstico y Resolución.
En esta sesión estaremos cubriendo estos 4 pilares y por qué son importantes. In this session we will cover these main pillars and why they are important. Les enseñaremos como podemos usar sensores embebidos en el silicio disponible a través de interfaces estandarizadas en sus servidores, ayudando a los profesionales de TI a comenzar a agregar estos pilares en su entorno ya que ayudarán a maximizar con la reducción del tiempo medio de reparación (MTTR) para evitar interrupciones. En el caso de los servidores actuales, vamos a explicar la forma de acceder a ellos de manera remota y solucionar sus problemas con Intel Virtual Gateway.
Aspectos Importantes de los 4 Pilares:
•Monitoreo: Monitoreo automatizado de la salud de los servidores, alertas de fallas, Tablero de visualización y más.
•Análisis: Causa raíz con los detalles de la salud de los servidores, reporte de fallas de dispositivos con indicador de severidad, historial de comportamiento.
•Diagnóstico: Acceso Remoto a través de vKVM, acceso “in-band” integrado, detalles de la salud a nivel componente.
•Resolución: Encendido y apagado remoto, vMedia remoto.
Today’s technology leaders need to tackle the big trends—cloud, big data, the Internet of Things, mobility, social media—while lowering IT spend year over year. That’s a tall order. Storage cost projections are becoming unsustainable, and organizations need new, more cost-effective ways of delivering storage. Nexenta provides a software-only storage solution that includes a rich feature set across all block, file, and object storage needs. This enables you to deliver software- defined infrastructure for legacy and next-generation enterprise applications, virtual workloads, file service applications, and more—all while maintaining the freedom to choose which platform to run on.
In this session you will learn more about the main kinds of software-defined storage technology landscape you’ll likely deploy:
Each solution is easy to support with Nexenta software and commercial off-the-shelf Intel-based hardware.
Innovation continues to accelerate at a breakneck pace. Smart cities, Connected Vehicles, smart sensors and devices are driving the transformation of networks such as 5G. New types of service providers need to support smart infrastructure and applications that drive more throughput, enhanced network intelligence and an evolving security landscape. F5 Networks is collaborating with Intel to deliver a network infrastructure design to scale and secure the Gi-LAN using the F5 BIG-IP platform and Intel® Architecture.
The need for a secure, extremely agile, fast, scalable, and standardized architecture to support new usage models, new services with low latency and error apps is vital in a 5G world. Together we provide the flexibility and capability to ensure that services and apps run smoothly, reliably and securely. Intel and F5 are working together to realize the vision of 5G by transforming networks and service models.
In this seminar, attendees will learn how F5’s Carrier class security and traffic steering platforms are helping SP’s transform their network around innovative around new services and F5’s virtualized platforms enable SP’s deploy, highly agile, secure and fast networks.
In un momento in cui le iniziative IT corrono di pari passo col business, l’abilità di comunicare i requisiti di business in un modo che sia direttamente comprensibile all’IT diventa un imperativo. CA ARD utilizza l’approccio Model Driven Testing per eliminare ambiguità nei requisiti, ottimizzando i cicli di test garantendo totale test coverage.
Many organizations are implementing server virtualization to reap the business benefits of simplifying operations, speeding up provisioning, and adapting to rapidly changing infrastructure needs, but this creates a new set of security challenges as network professionals race to keep up with the changes. To really take advantage of software-defined data architecture requires a partnership between a centralized management platform, easily integrated next-gen firewall solution, and an adaptive, simplified virtual environment. Enter VMware and Palo Alto Networks.
In this webinar, experts from Palo Alto Networks and VMware, along with members of their user communities Fuel and VMUG will provide an technical overview of the advantages of pairing Palo Alto Networks’ VM-series next-generation firewall and Panorama centralized management tools with VMware’s NSX network virtualization platform. With real-world customer examples and advice on the best way to protect your organization across on-prem and online environments, you’ll leave this webinar with an action plan for realizing the full opportunities of SDDC infrastructure.
Build a fundamentally more agile, efficient and secure application environment with VMware NSX network virtualization on powerful industry standard infrastructure featuring Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Ethernet 10GB/40GB Converged Network Adapters.
The movement away from electro-mechanical devices for primary storage to solid state technology continues. Flash technology has been immensely successful and continues to advance with greater density and less cost. It is also driving changes in the interfaces and protocols for storage from disk-based to memory-based. Additional solid state technology is entering the market and will create a hierarchy of different performance and cost storage. This presentation will discuss some of these changes and their potential impacts.
RSA’s Data Protection Manager (DPM), BSAFE and tokenization products are quickly approaching EOL/EOPS, presenting RSA customers with an opportunity to reassess their encryption key management architecture and needs. With so many technologies available today that seemingly offer the same capabilities, how do you select the vendor and solution that is right for you?
Join Stephen Kingston, Product Manager for SafeNet KeySecure, Gemalto, where you will learn how you can:
• Benefit from proven, successful RSA to Gemalto migration use cases, including Healthcare, PII Protection and Retail PoS applications
• Easily migrate with the same one-to-one functionality offered by SafeNet KeySecure and SafeNet Data Protection Connectors
• Avoid encryption silos with a centralized key manager whether on-premises, virtual, or in the cloud
• Painlessly expand your encryption solution as your future needs grow, be it files, databases, applications, or tokenization
• Quickly get started with our 5 easy migration steps
In 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.
dashDB 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
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
In-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.
Soloman Barghouthi (presenter), Rick Swagerman (host)
In 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
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!
Guersad Kuecuek (presenter) and Rick Swagerman (host)
Analytics 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.
Judy 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.
Jef Treece and Shawn Moe, IBM Labs; with Rick Swagerman (host)
The "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.
In this comprehensive overview of DB2 10 for z/OS Lori Ann Galluzzo goes through the features of DB2 10 in great detail. Each feature is discussed, along with how and when to take advantage of the feature, as well as some pitfalls and things to watch out for.
Les King, Kelly Schlamb, Vladimir Stojanovski (presenters) and Rick Swagerman (host)
Today in order to remain competitive, there is a tremendous demand on lines of business to be able to analyze more aspects of business data and do this very quickly. There is a control shift to the business analyst so they can analyze what they need to, NOW!
Big Data requirements are also emerging, even as everyone is being asked to accomplish more with less. Join us to learn how the combination of DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration and Cognos BI 10.2 can help bring sanity to satisfying these ever increasing demands.
We will provide an overview and technical deep dive of DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration, Cognos BI 10.2 and Dynamic Cubes. Join experts from the DB2 and the Cognos BI teams who will also explain how these two offerings fit together and the benefits they have provided to clients already. See the value that DB2 with BLU Acceleration can bring to Cognos BI, and ask these experts your questions, so you can understand how this solution helps solve business challenges.
Conference Chairman Bob Vargo gives attendees a detailed overview of the conference, seminars, keynotes, and the technical sessions that will be featured at this year's North American conference. Viewers are introduced to the schedule, speakers, and are given tips and insights into the conference.
Vladimir Stojanovski, Predictive & Business Intelligence Segment Leader
Watch a demonstration of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence running on a DB2 BLU Acceleration in-memory database.
The demo compares, side-by-side, the performance of a dashboard sitting on top of a traditional row-based data warehouse with indexes, versus a dashboard sitting on top of the same database, with BLU Acceleration.
BLU Acceleration is an innovation from IBM Research and Development labs that delivers a new generation of In-memory database technology, for "speed of thought" analytics. Coupled with Cognos Dynamic Cubes, it results in sub-second query result times. See it for yourself!
SQL is a powerful language that you will learn to use to a greater extent in this talk! Join us to explore some of the less well-known features of SQL and see how they can help in some practical situations. We will also look at some common mistakes and misconceptions and discuss ways of avoiding them. Among the topics:
- tricks with date and time values
- use of common table expression and recursive queries
- use of data change tables
- use of nested tables
- use of the MERGE statement
- and more.
Nick Ivanov is presenting this talk based on his consulting experience with many customers to maximize use of IBM DB2 and other products; move applications to DB2; and tune database and query performance.
Although the DBA’s tuning efforts often result in both a decrease of CPU consumption and end user response times, the perception of DBA activities at the C-level sometimes is more of the kind “why didn't they do that before?”.
This presentation helps you to better understand the C-level perspective and shows you how we managed to improve the image of the DBA team from a reactive team of techies to a proactive team that is directly involved in improving the business results.
Sriram Padmanabhan (presenter) and Rick Swagerman (host)
IBM InfoSphere Information Server is a market-leading data integration and governance platform. It provides a set of capabilities to build confidence in your data by helping you understand, cleanse, transform and deliver trusted information to critical business initiatives, such as big data, master data management and point-of-impact analytics. Information Server provides comprehensive connectivity to DB2 (including DPF and BLU Acceleration) and it can also push computation to DB2 when appropriate. By using Information Server with DB2, you get its best-of-breed capabilities to integrate DB2 data and manage its metadata as well.
Join us for this DB2 Tech Talk to learn how using these products together can help you deliver trusted information to your business, support big data initiatives, and more.
In March 2013 the IDUG DB2 11 Editorial Committee was formed, comprised of volunteers from IDUG’s worldwide community of DB2 users and consultants. Working alongside IBM's formal Early Support Program (ESP), the Editorial Committee gained valuable insight into exactly what makes the new release tick. The White Paper, available on the IDUG web site, contains their findings, including practical experiences and independent evaluations of the new features.
DB2 11 contains a large number of enhancements, but some will be of more interest than others depending on your job role and background. The paper has been organized according to the features likely to be most applicable to each of the three major technical roles in a DB2 for z/OS environment: Systems Programmers, Database Administrators and Application Developers.
This presentation from the IDUG EMEA 2013 Technical Conference looks at some of the key findings presented in the paper.
IBM InfoSphere Optim Workload Replay can significantly improve your database testing experience and help you successfully manage change in your database environments, whether you are adopting BLU Acceleration, upgrading DB2, or making the move to DB2. Using InfoSphere Workload Replay, you can build realistic testing environments to help assess a wide range of database changes before production deployment and without extensive script creation or application setup. This makes the change process faster and less risky.
In this session, we will examine the use of InfoSphere Workload Replay to facilitate database testing in efforts to validate version, platform or infrastructure changes. We will discuss how to use the tool to prepare for BLU Acceleration, and review some of the key use cases. Learn the testing methodology and the various features to control capture, replay and generate reports. Using this realistic testing approach you will find key issues sooner in the test cycle, and resolve them before the deployment day.
Anson Kokkat (presenter), Tony Leung (presenter), Rick Swagerman (host)
Stored Procedures and user-defined functions are a great way to consolidate database logic, improve database performance, code re-use, security and integrity. Stored Procedure development in DB2 has always been an integral part of the database, and in this DB2 Tech Talk, we will look at how IBM Data Studio helps accelerate the development and debugging process.
IBM Data Studio is a comprehensive database development and administration environment. It includes the tools needed to develop and deploy Stored Procedures. We will look at the various wizards and options available to create a SQL Stored Procedure and walk through the debugging of that stored procedure in a DB2 environment.
Joint DB2 Tech Talk series sponsored by IDUG with IBM
This one-stop webcast channel makes it fast and easy to build and extend your technical skills on the IBM DB2 product family. IDUG has joined forces with IBM to bring together a wide array of learning sessions on technical product features, related products, new product developments and more.