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Best practices for integrating and optimizing analytics into your DB2 for z/OS data


It’s common knowledge: The business needs access to IBM® DB2® for z/OS® data in order to support their business analytics objectives. But what is the most efficient and effective way to deliver on that requirement without impacting service level objectives?

Join us on January 22nd 2013 at 11am EST/4pm GMT, for this complimentary webcast as we demonstrate ways that you can integrate and optimize Cognos® BI, SPSS® predictive analytics and DB2 Analytics Accelerator with your DB2 for z/OS data to deliver greater benefit to the business — and speed query response times.

Whether you are a current IBM customer or considering the value of a zEnterprise® analytics strategy, you’ll learn integration and optimization tips and tricks to help you quickly, efficiently and effectively get your solution up and running. We’ll share details on performance testing, sizing, installing, deploying, tuning and troubleshooting an analytics implementation on zEnterprise for maximum return on investment. The benchmarks in this webcast have been derived from work done at the IBM labs, as well as work done directly with customers.


David Jeffries Business Unit Executive - Analytics on System z, IBM Software Group

Dave’s IBM career began in the UK at IBM Hursley on Inter-System Communication within CICS. In 1999 he moved from CICS to MQSeries leading him to become Senior Dev Mgr for WebSphere Message Broker. Dave moved to the US in 2006 to oversee integration of Crossworlds & lead delivery of WebSphere Process Server. Recently Dave moved to Info Mgmt, as DB2 z/OS Senior Dev Mgr before leading intro of Cognos on System z. Dave is currently the Business Unit Exec for System z Business Analytics strategy.

Gary Crupi Data Warehouse Solutions Architect, IBM Software Group

Gary Crupi joined IBM in 2001 as an Exec IT Specialist, helping customers leverage IBM Info Mgmt Solutions across platforms.  He encourages customers to maximize their investments through software currency & modernization.  Recently, Gary defined/led the creation of the IBM Smart Analytics System 9700 & 9710, which is the backbone of IBM Business Analytics on System z initiative.  Today, Gary is advising/leading organizations as the technical leader for the 9700 / hybrid data server solutions.

Jan 22, 2013

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