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DB2 11: The Database for Big Data and Analytics

Cristian Molaro, Surekha Parekh, Terry Purcell, and Julian Stuhler


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  • The landscape of today's business is being shaped by the mountains of data we are producing. This rapid growth in the volume, variety, and velocity of data is due to the explosion of smart devices, mobile applications, cloud computing, and social media. Much of the 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 innovative ways to turn this explosion of data, called big data, into actionable insights. Find out why DB2 is the database of choice for big data and analytics by top businesses around the world. This book explores the features that make DB2 11 the ideal database for big data and business-critical analytics in the new era of computing.

    It is packed with rich information about DB2 11 features and business benefits, including:

    • Even more out-of-the-box CPU savings
    • Enhanced resiliency
    • Capabilities to excel at business-critical analytics
    • Simpler and faster upgrades for faster ROI
  • Cristian Molaro is an independent DB2 specialist, an IBM Gold Consultant, and a frequent speaker and author on DB2 topics.

    Surekha Parekh is IBM's World-Wide Marketing Manager for DB2 for z/OS. She is responsible for market strategy, planning, and promotion of DB2 on System z.

    Terry Purcell is a Senior Technical Staff Member, DB2 Development, with the IBM Silicon Valley Lab, where he is lead designer for the DB2 for z/OS Optimizer.

    Julian Stuhler is a Principal Consultant with Triton Consulting, a U.K.-based company specializing in the provision of DB2 consultancy, education, software, and managed services to clients throughout Europe.
  • Item Number: 5151
    Author Name: Cristian Molaro, Surekha Parekh, Terry Purcell and Julian Stuhler
    Publication Date: November 22, 2013
    Edition: First
    Pages: 128
    ISBN-10: 1583473858
    ISBN-13: 9781583473856
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds
    Language: English

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