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The DB2Night Show #186: IBM Big Insights 4.2 and Big SQL Drill Down

November 4, 2016, 3:52 pm
Posted by Scott in DB2 LUW
Les King, Director, IBM

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Special Guest: Les King, Director of Big Things, IBM

BigInsights 4.2 and BigSQL Drill Down!

Again, 100% of our audience learned something!For DB2 Folks, Les King took us on an informative journey into some IBM BigData solutions with a focus on BigSQL. Watch our replay and you'll see how IBM BigInsights BigSQL will allow you to run your favorite SQL against Hadoop. BigSQL is powered by DB2 - The Common Analytics Engine (CAE). Fascinating... Enjoy...

Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

100% of our audience learned something - that tells you something right there! These are exciting times to be a DB2 professional! When you look under the hood of BigInsights BigSQL, you'll find your dear friend DB2 LUW DPF there along with many of the familiar features! If you missed Episode #185 which compared BigSQL to DB2 LUW (with a focus on architecture and monitoring), the replay is here!

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WMV Format - approximately 75MB

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Episode #186, 4 November 2016, IBM BigInsights 4.2 and BigSQL Drill Down with Les King

MP4 Format - 113MB

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PDF Handout!

Depending on our guest and their preferences, we can't always do this, but Les was kind enough to agree to share a PDF of his presentation (minus a few sensitive slides). Don't just download the PDF - WATCH THE REPLAY so that you can HEAR what Les says - you'll learn more! Plus, you'll see all of the slides! GET THE PDF

If you are keen to learn more, Les suggested as an excellent resource!

BigInsights BigSQL DEMO

Les offered up a YouTube link to a demo. We've included it here if you are interested!

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