The landscape of today's business is shaped by the mountains of data being produced, with rapid growth in the volume, variety, and velocity of data due to the explosion of smart devices, mobile applications, cloud computing, and social media. Much of this growth has been in unstructured data; however, by 2020, internet business transactions--business-to-business and business-to-consumer--are predicted to reach 450 billion per day. Smart organizations are seeking invative ways to turn this explosion of data, called big data, into actionable insights. This book explores the attributes that make IBM's DB2 11 for z/OS the ideal database for big data and business-critical analytics in the new era of computing. It is packed with rich information about features and business benefits of the relational database management system's newest software release, including even more out-of-the-box CPU savings, enhanced resiliency, capabilities to excel at business-critical analytics, and simpler, faster upgrades for quicker return on investment (ROI). Find out why DB2 is the database of choice for big data and analytics by top businesses around the world.
Cristian Molaro is an independent DB2 specialist and an IBM gold consultant. He was recognized as an IBM Champion in 2009, 2010, and 2011. He is the coauthor of DB2 9 for z/OS: Distributed Functions and DB2 10 for z/OS: The Smarter, Faster Way to Upgrade. Surekha Parekh is IBM's worldwide marketing program director for DB2 for z/OS and leads the social media strategy for information management on System z. She is the coauthor of DB2 10 for z/OS: Cost Savings . . . Right Out of the Box, DB2 10 for z/OS The Smarter, Faster Way to Upgrade, and The Business Value of DB2 for z/OS: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator and Optimizer. Terry Purcell is a senior technical staff member with the IBM Silicon Valley Lab, where he is lead designer for the DB2 for z/OS Optimizer. He is the coauthor of The Business Value of DB2 for z/OS: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator and Optimizer. He lives in Springfield, Illinois. Julian Stuhler is a principal consultant with Triton Consulting, a UK-based company specializing in the provision of DB2 consultancy, education, software, and managed services to clients throughout Europe. He is the coauthor of DB2 10 for z/OS: Cost Savings . . . Right Out of the Box.
Cristian Molaro, Julian Stuhler, S. Parekh, T. Purcell