For the past six years, every October, in line with IBM's largest "Big Data" conference in Las Vegas (#IBMInsight), IBM has launched a new DB2 for z/OS, and this book continues that tradition. Written particularly for new and existing DB2 for z/OS customers and users, the book's contributors include Surekha Parekh, WW Marketing Program Director for DB2 for z/OS, and four DB2 experts from IBM.
In this book's 5 sections, you will gain the following insights:
* Learn how moving to the cloud can help your organization become more agile and efficient and limit risk and cost * Discover new IBM analytics technologies that can protect your data and bottom line * Find out how to create predictive models using IBM SPSS Modeler in DB2 for z/OS * Learn how mobile computing solutions using DB2 for z/OS help banks improve security reduce costs and better understand customers * Find out how to get insights from both DB2 and non-DB2 data using Apache Spark
About the Authors Introduction
1: DB2 for z/OS and Cloud Computing 2: Could Your Analytics Strategy Cost Your Business $100M? Learn How New Technologies Can Help Protect Your Analytics, Data, and Your Bottom Line 3: Predictive Analytics Using IBM SPSS Modeler in DB2 for z/OS 4: Maximizing Mobile Initiatives with IBM DB2 for z/OS 5: DB2 for z/OS and Spark Integration
This book is a "must read" for Enterprise customers and contains a wealth of valuable information!
It is clear that there is a technology paradigm shift underway, and this is opening enormous opportunities for companies in all industries. Adoption of Cloud, Mobile, and Analytics promises to revolutionize the way we do business and will add value to a company's business processes across all functions from sales, marketing, procurement, manufacturing and finance.
IT will play a significant role enabling this shift. Read this book and find out how to integrate the heart of your infrastructure, DB2 for z/OS, with new technologies in order to maximize your investment and drive new value for your customers.
— Tom Ramey, Director, DB2 for z/OS IBM Silicon Valley Laboratory