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QuickStart Guide to Db2 Development with Python

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  • Python has grabbed the attention of application developers and is fast becoming one of the world's most popular programming languages, according to a 2019 Stack Overflow poll of nearly 90,000 developers. Python joins the ranks of the top five programming languages, holding a respectable fourth place behind JavaScript, HTML/CSS, and SQL. It's an open source, easy-to-read, flexible language that's a great fit for many types of applications.

    IBM Db2 is an enterprise-level family of hybrid data management products used in Fortune 500 companies worldwide. It's designed to make storing and managing structured and unstructured data easy, no matter where the data resides-on-premises or in a private or public cloud. Released in 1983, Db2 continues to deliver innovation as an industry-leading platform for efficient data management. It delivers high-impact data insights, seamless business continuity, and real business transformation for many organizations.

    This book brings Python, SQL, and Db2 application development together as never before, to show how these three technologies can successfully be used with each other.

    Upon reading this book, you will get:

    • An introduction to Db2
    • An overview of SQL and how it is used
    • An introduction to Python and the Python libraries/drivers available for Db2 application development
    • A step-by-step guide for setting up a Python-Db2 development environment (on RedHat or Ubuntu Linux)
    • In-depth information on how to structure and build Python applications that interact with Db2 (along with the link to a GitHub site that contains over 70 sample programs and 60 Jupyter Notebooks)

    In-depth information on how to structure and build Python applications that interact with Db2 (along with the link to a GitHub site that contains over 70 sample programs and 60 Jupyter Notebooks)

  • Roger E. Sanders is a Field Enablement Professional focused on Machine Learning on IBM Z Systems at IBM. He has worked with Db2 since it was first introduced and is the author of 25 books on relational database technology (six focused on application development), and many articles and tutorials on database topics. He lives in Fuquay Varina, North Carolina.).
  • Item Number: 5179
    Author Name: Roger E. Sanders
    Publication Date: June 3, 2019
    Edition: First
    Pages: 64
    ISBN-10: 1583478884
    ISBN-13: 9781583478882
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 6 x .25 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 3.8 ounces
    Language: English




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