• Nov 8, 2018 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: IDUG Malta
  • Latest Activity: Sep 2, 2021


Speakers: Eberhard Hechler & Ute Baumbach

When: Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 14:00 to 17:00
Where: Neptune I/II
Price: FREE




Take advantage of a complimentary architecture workshop with IBM – to help you better understand how this game-changing technology enables analytics on Db2 for z/OS. The accelerator is continuously enhanced with new features for hybrid transactional analytical processing (HTAP). By integrating the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator, users can run complex queries and transformations in DB2 for z/OS and get sub-second response times, without affecting the production workload. The DB2 Analytics Accelerator Architecture Workshop is a half-day, interactive session that will help you understand this new technology up to the latest available version and how this can help you in improving your performance and cost of your DB2 for z/OS based Data Warehouse and related analytical business processes. This workshop is for everybody who wants to get up to speed with the latest version of IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator and understand the technical processes that happen 'under the covers'.

What can you expect:

  • Technical deep dive into the latest version and enhancements of IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator
    in 2017 and 2018
  • Obtain latest news from IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator development
  • Customer experiences of latest enhancements
  • Understand use cases and technical details
  • Deployment on Z
  • Migration considerations

You will leave with:

  • Presentation materials
  • Networking and Contacts

Speaker Bio:

Eberhard is an Executive Architect from the IBM Germany R&D Lab. He is a member of DB2 Analytics Accelerator development. After 2.5 years at the IBM Kingston Lab in New York, he worked in SW development, performance optimization, IT/solution architecture & design, Hadoop and Spark integration and MDM.

He began to work with DB2 for MVS, focusing on testing and performance measurements. He has worked worldwide with IBM clients from various industries on a vast number of topics, such as DWH and BI solutions, information architectures, and industry solutions.

From 2011-2014, he was at IBM Singapore, working as the Lead Big Data Architect in the Communications Sector of IBM’s Software Group.

He is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology Leadership Team, and co-authored the following books:

  • Enterprise MDM, Pearson, 2008, ISBN: 0132366258
  • The Art of Enterprise Information Architecture, Pearson, 2010, ISBN: 0137035713
  • Beyond Big Data, Pearson, 2014, ISBN: 013350980X

Ute works as a member of the Analytics on IBM z Systems™ Center of Excellence team, part of the DB2 Analytics Accelerator development organization, focusing on DB2 Analytics Accelerator proofs-of-concepts, customer deployment support, and education. She has co-authored various IBM Redbook publications, focusing on DB2 LUW performance management and DB2 Analytics Accelerator topics.

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