November 29, 2016

Provision dashDB for Analytics and Transactions SQL database for your move to the cloud

Easily provision IBM dashDB for Analytics and IBM dashDB for Transactions cloud offerings directly from the IBM Bluemix platform.

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August 26, 2016

6 ways IBM dashDB moves DB2 customers to the cloud faster

You might have heard of dashDB, IBM's new hybrid database engine. It's 100% DB2-compatible, which means there's tons to love about it.  There's a lot of newly-released enhancements that make using dashDB even easier, like the high availability plans for dashDB for Transactions.  But what does all this mean for DB2 users? Here's a quick rundown.

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August 9, 2016

SQLDB Deprecation Notice

We’d like to inform you of the SQLDB Premium End of Service Date. IBM is transitioning to a new technology, IBM dashDB for Transactions, which is an SQLDB and DB2-compatible cloud database offered by IBM.

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March 16, 2016

Born on the Cloud Data Demands Cloud-First Business Intelligence

RSG Media, a business solutions provider for the entertainment and media industry, realized that to stay ahead in the age of Netflix and binge-watching, it needed to draw from both “new” (cloud-based and non-relational) and “old” (on-premises and relational) types of data sources, and do it in a way that was efficient, scalable and cost-effective. It found that solution by moving its data warehouse into the cloud, with help from IBM Cloud Data Services.

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March 8, 2016

Row and Column Access Control in dashDB

The IBM dashDB Enterprise plan introduces row and column access control (RCAC) as a solution to help you further secure your data. RCAC gives you the ability to regulate data access at the row and column levels. You can use RCAC to ensure that your users have access to only the data that is required for their work. To more concretely illustrate its usage, this post presents an example scenario that applies to a healthcare organization.

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March 3, 2016

Getting Loaded FAST with IBM dashDB and Aspera

Load your data faster into dashDB using Aspera. Try it out now through the Load from Desktop option.

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February 3, 2016

IBM DataWorks General Availability

Effective February 8th, the IBM DataWorks Starter service plan on Bluemix will be Generally Available, priced at $2 per activity run. Activity runs that move fewer than 1,000 rows of data to a target will be free.

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December 11, 2015

IBM DataWorks Comes to Bluemix, Offering Point and Click Data Prep

Today we are announcing the availability on Bluemix of IBM DataWorks, a fully managed data preparation and movement service for IBM Cloud Data Services. DataWorks enables business analysts, developers, data scientists and engineers to put data to work. DataWorks empowers Bluemix users to access a variety of data sources both on the cloud and on premises and gives them the ability to shape, combine and wrangle the data using a familiar spreadsheet-like user interface, and deliver it to a wide ecosystem of cloud data services for analysis, visualization, modeling and other analytics tasks.

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December 7, 2015

Nine ways hybrid cloud delivers real IT and business benefit

What is hybrid cloud and how to exploit it for real value? Learn about the practical benefits, such as improvement to agile development, performance, skills and component reuse, leveraging hybrid cloud for test and development, etc. More...

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