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The DB2Night Show #134: DB2 LUW INGEST Utility with Mark Gillis, Triton

May 2, 2014, 12:17 pm
Posted by Scott in DB2 LUW
Mark Gillis, Triton

Special Guest: Mark Gillis, Triton


18% of our audience was running DB2 LUW V10.5 in production and 45% of our audience was running V10.1 in production. The INGEST Utility became available in V10.1 as a client side utility, yet 0% of our audience today was using it. 86% of our audience indicated they learned something from Mark. In our post show survey, many attendees indicated they will now consider evaluating INGEST. Not only did Mark brilliantly introduce the INGEST utility overall, but he also showcased how INGEST can be cleverly and effectively used as an ETL tool. Watch our replay for details...

Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

We ran some interesting polling questions today, so watch the replay for details. Mark Gillis did a fantastic job presenting on the INGEST Utility including how it can be creatively used as an ETL tool. His presentation is full of code examples that make a complete "cookbook" on using INGEST. He even included some Gotchas. You can learn more about Mark Gillis and find some of his most recent blogs by Clicking Here!

UPDATE 5 May 2014: Bob Harbus, IBM, contacted me with some licensing information for INGEST. INGEST is only available with Advanced Editions of DB2 (AESE and AWSE) plus Developer Edition (DE).


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