Until December 15, 2010, you can save 45% on any Information Management eBooks. Simply use the coupon code at the checkout. Coupon code = IMNIBMEBOOKS45 What do I suggest? Data Integration Blueprint and Modeling by Anthony Giordano Note that this title is in ROUGH CUT format: Access future best-sellers as they’re being written. Data integration accounts for some 70% of the cost and risk of data warehousing and business analytics projects. Now, the leader of IBM's Global Data Integration Practice for Business Intelligence, Anthony... [More]
During this week’s #bigdatamgmt TweetChat that was focused on Getting Control of Data in Big Data Era" ,
I noticed that many of the experts recommended articles to emphasize
their points. I’ve gathered all of these recommendations to create this
reading list. I hope you find this valuable. BTRG_MikeMartin
You must increase control of wasteful data even with Big Data
Management, archive/retire & dispose. Big Data doesn’t change
retention. Keep the data you need, get rid of the rest . You can’t
afford to keep it all.... [More]
a treasure chest full of great content from experts. Articles,
tutorials, best practices, downloads, spotlights, podcasts, videos... so
much is available to help you deepen your skills... all for FREE. 2012
was a busy year and I’m pleased to tell you the top 10 articles that
were published. Were you one of the readers who helped make these
articles to the top? Check it out. Read the ones you missed. Share
the ones you liked. Comparing the Informix Version 11 Editions by Carlton Doe Confused
about the... [More]
Once you register for IOD you’ll be sent a confirmation email that will tell you about the pre-conference education sessions that are available. Maybe you’ve heard of these before. They are full day classes that go deep in a particular topic. These classes have an additional cost. Six of the classes are Certification Crammer Courses. These remain popular year after year and help you prepare to pass one of the free certification exams that are offered at the conference to attendees. These classes are taught by well-known experts who... [More]
IBM InfoSphere Guardium provides the simplest, most robust solution for assuring the privacy and integrity of trusted information in your data center (SAP, PeopleSoft, Cognos, Siebel, etc.) and reducing costs by automating the entire compliance auditing process in heterogeneous environments. You can find more information about this product on this website: IBM InfoSphere Guardium - Real-Time Database Activity Monitoring Are you looking to build skills in Guardium? A new course for InfoSphere Guardium has just been released and is now... [More]
I don't know about you, but I keep running into examples in the world where technology could be used to improve the experience. Here are a few recent examples: A friend of mine was charged a fee for not using her chequing account for a 3 month period. When she called the bank they told her that they are trying to encourage people to come into the branch. That doesn't make much sense... but that's what they said. So, my friend plans to write herself a cheque every month for the amount of $1 and deposit it into the same account. Complete... [More]
Congratulations to Jacques Roy for the completion of his latest book:
The Power of Now
Real-Time Analytics and IBM InfoSphere Streams
This book will launch at the IBM Insight conference in Las Vegas . You can get a free book and have it signed by Jacques if you are an attendee of the conference. Jacques will be signing the books at the IBM Insight Conference Bookstore on Tuesday October 28 from 9:30 – 10:30 am. There are only a limited number of copies at the conference, so if... [More]
Flashbooks can be downloaded in PDF format for free. Here are the Flashbooks that were featured at events in 2013:
DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration - New Dynamic In-Memory Analytics for the Era of Big Data
just got easier with an exciting new initiative for mobile learning.
Be one of the first to participate and provide your feedback! To learn more about the devices that are supported and how to start, see the Mobile Learning Pilot . There are two new courses designed to be served up on your mobile device . The total end to end running of each course is a few hours but since they are modular in nature, you can run them in sections to better fit into your busy schedule. The courses that are available for this pilot are FREE and... [More]
One of the IBM Redbooks that will be featured at the IBM Information on Demand Conference this year is: Solving Operational Business Intelligence with InfoSphere Warehouse Advanced Edition , SG24-8031-00 by Jon Lind, Pat Bates, Whei-Jen Chen, Timothy Donovan, Garrett Fitzsimons, Rogerio Silva If
you’re attending the conference, you have the chance to pick up a
printed copy of this IBM Redbook and to have it signed by two of the
authors: Jon Lind and Pat Bates. There are only a limited number of
printed copies to hand out, so you... [More]
Check out the guest blog entries that are coming fast & furious on the Official IOD Blog : Champions at IOD - by me :) Great DB2 Stuff Cooking at Information on Demand 2012 by Craig Mullins. Dan Luksetich’s recent interview with Crysta Anderson and David Pittman: Time Travel at Information On Demand. Preview: Beyond Daily Feeds – IBM Netezza and Aggressive Intraday Processing Enzee Universe Best Practices by David Birmingham. Alex
Philp recently took place in a Big Data panel with Paul Zikopoulos and
Tom Deutsch and a summary of the... [More]
Lots of people love IBM Redbooks. As you know, they are FREE and available
for you to download in PDF or EPUB versions at anytime from the IBM Redbooks website .
One of the most popular giveaways at IBM Information on Demand Conference is
printed IBM Redbooks. This year we have 10 different titles to give away.
Please note that the PRINTED copies are in limited quantity .
Make sure you attend one of the sessions planned at the bookstore to make sure
you get the title that you want. While you're getting your free copy, meet the... [More]
Tech Talk Details:
Best Practices in DB2 for Linux, Unix and Windows Application
Thursday August 30, 12:30 PM ET
Speakers: Holly Hayes and Cliff Leung
Join host Serge Rielau with guests Holly Hayes and Cliff
Leung for a deep dive into IBM InfoSphere Optim
solutions that offer the state of art performance monitoring
and optimization technology for DB2 for LUW.
Rigorous performance monitoring and management are crucial for business
critical applications. Even with premier in-engine... [More]
I hope you’re taking part in some of the learning opportunities available now
that DB2 10 & InfoSphere Warehouse 10 have released. Check out my blog from
yesterday about all kinds of options: April 30, 2012: GA of Version 10 products: DB2 for LUW and
InfoSphere Warehouse .
Today I want to expand on a couple of webinars that I mention in that post.
First off, the DB2 Night Show . Last Friday, May 4, host
Scott Hayes invited IBMers Danny Arn old and Glen Sheffeld
to talk about the latest release: DB2 LUW
Yesterday was the day that DB2 10 and InfoSphere Warehouse 10 were
made available to purchase. The products were announced on April 2, so I’m sure
you’ve seen some of the buzz surrounding this outstanding accomplishment.
On a personal side, my desk in the office is in the middle of the Release
Team who managed these releases. It has been an exciting and busy time for all
those involved and a huge congratulations go their way for all their hard work!
We had a brief celebration in the lab as well and I learned many... [More]