The other day I posted an entry listing the 30 IBM Redbooks that were created this year for the Information Management products: 30 IBM Redbooks from the ITSO
Today I’m listing the top 15 Redbooks in this area that were downloaded this year. Notice that most of them have reader feedback.
Servlet and JSP Programming with IBM WebSphere Studio and VisualAge for Java, SG24-5755-00
Published 16 May 2000, Rating: (based on 5 reviews)
This IBM Redbooks publication provides you with sufficient information to effectively use the WebSphere and VisualAge for Java environments to create, manage and deploy Web-based applications using methodologies centered around servlet, JavaServer Pages, and JavaBean architectures.
Stored Procedures, Triggers, and User-Defined Functions on DB2 Universal Database for iSeries, SG24-6503-02
Published 24 October 2006, Rating: (based on 6 reviews)
This IBM Redbooks publication includes some of the announced features for stored procedures, triggers, and UDFs in V5R1, V5R2, V5R3, and V5R4. Among the topics in this book, you will find suggestions, guidelines, and practical examples on how to effectively develop DB2 Universal Database for iSeries stored procedures, triggers, and UDFs.
VSAM Demystified , SG24-6105-01
Published 12 September 2003, Rating: (based on 20 reviews)
This book helps to demystify VSAM and gives you the information necessary to understand, evaluate, and use VSAM properly. It clarifies VSAM functions for application programmers who work with VSAM. The practical, straightforward approach should dispel much of the complexity associated with VSAM. Wherever possible an example is used to reinforce a description of a VSAM function.
IBM InfoSphere DataStage Data Flow and Job Design, SG24-7576-00
Published 7 July 2008, Rating: (based on 6 reviews)
This IBM® Redbooks® publication develops usage scenarios that describe the implementation of IBM InfoSphere DataStage flow and job design with special emphasis on the new features such as the distributed transaction stage (DTS) in Version 8.0.1, slowly changing dimensions stage ( Version 8.0.1), complex flat file stage (Version 8.0.1), and access to mainframe data.
Up and Running with DB2 on Linux, SG24-6899-01
Published 25 June 2008, Rating: (based on 7 reviews)
This book provides both introductory and detailed information about installing, configuring, managing, and monitoring DB2 in a Linux environment.
IBM FileNet P8 Platform and Architecture, SG24-7667-00
Published 22 July 2009, Rating: (based on 2 reviews)
In this IBM Redbooks® publication, we provide an overview of IBM FileNet P8 and describe the core component architecture. We also introduce major expansion products that extend IBM FileNet P8 functionality in the areas of content ingestion, content accessing through connectors and federation, the application framework, and discovery and compliance.
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1 Handbook, SG24-7912-00
Published 25 October 2010, Rating: (based on 2 reviews)
This IBM Redbooks® publication addresses IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1. You can use this book to:
- Understand core features of IBM Cognos BI V10.1
- Realize the full potential of IBM Cognos BI
- Learn by example with practical scenarios
High Availability and Disaster Recovery Options for DB2 on Linux, UNIX, and Windows, SG24-7363-01
Published 8 February 2009, last updated 20 April 2009, Rating: (based on 3 reviews)
This IBM Redbooks® publication describes DB2's high availability functions and features, focusing on High Availability Disaster Recovery (HADR) in the OLTP environment. The book provides a detailed discussion of HADR, including setup, configuration. administration, monitoring, and best practices.
Dimensional Modeling: In a Business Intelligence Environment, SG24-7138-00
Published 27 March 2006, last updated 19 May 2008, Rating: (based on 74 reviews)
In this IBM Redbooks publication we describe and demonstrate dimensional data modeling techniques and technology, specifically focused on business intelligence and data warehousing. It is to help the reader understand how to design, maintain, and use a dimensional model for data warehousing that can provide the data access and performance required for business intelligence.
Business Intelligence Certification Guide, SG24-5747-00
Published 10 January 2000, Rating: (based on 7 reviews)
To help you become well prepared to perform this certification, this IBM Redbooks publication provides all the information required to pass the Business Intelligence Solutions test.
Data Modeling Techniques for Data Warehousing, SG24-2238-00
Published 26 February 1998, Rating: (based on 13 reviews)
This IBM Redbooks publication gives detail coverage to the topic of data modeling techniques for data warehousing, within the context of the overall data warehouse development process.
The process of data warehouse modeling, including the steps required before and after the actual modeling step, is discussed. Detailed coverage of modeling techniques is presented in an
evolutionary way through a gradual, but well-managed, expansion of the content of the actual data model. Coverage is also given to other important aspects of data warehousing that affect, or are affected by, the modeling process.
IBM FileNet Content Manager Implementation Best Practices and Recommendations, SG24-7547-00
Published 18 April 2008, last updated 12 May 2008, Rating: (based on 9 reviews)
This IBM Redbooks publication covers the implementation best practices and recommendations for P8 Content Manager solutions. It introduces the functions and features of P8 Content Manager, common use cases of the product, and a design methodology that provides implementation guidance from requirements analysis through deployment and administration planning.
Integrating DB2 Universal Database for iSeries with Microsoft ADO .NET, SG24-6440-00
Published 13 April 2005, Rating: (based on 16 reviews)
This IBM Redbooks publication shows customers how to use ADO.NET effectively to harness the power of DB2 UDB for iSeries, showing examples, best practices, pitfalls, and comparisons between the different ADO.NET data providers.
DB2 for z/OS Stored Procedures: Through the CALL and Beyond, SG24-7083-00
Published 29 March 2004, last updated 22 February 2006, Rating: (based on 20 reviews)
This IBM Redbooks publication helps you design, install, manage, and tune stored procedures with DB2 for z/OS. Stored procedures can provide major benefits in the areas of application performance, code re-use, security, and integrity. DB2 has offered an ever improving support for developing and operating stored procedures. DB2’s enhancements are related to tooling, language support, system environment, and have opened new possibilities for secure, highly portable applications in line with the e-business strategy of today's organizations.
Database Performance Tuning on AIX, SG24-5511-01
Published 20 January 2003, Rating: (based on 20 reviews)
This IBM Redbooks publication is designed to help system designers, system administrators, and database administrators design, size, implement, maintain, monitor, and tune a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) for optimal performance on AIX. RDBMS is usually a significant factor in building the profit line of a company. They represent an important investment and their performance is vital to the success of the company.
Wow… some of these titles are rather old. I’m glad that they are still found useful to readers!