Posts Tagged ‘DB2’

Web API Using Azure

Enhancement of Performance in Informatica Using External Loader

In this technology driven world, where the world is moving towards AI, machine learning, Internet of Things (IOT) etc. the key entity is data. At present, if technology is a religion then Data is the God. It is everything and it is present everywhere in different forms. Understanding Data is like a job of an […]

Managing Huge Data Loads Using Bulk Load in Informatica

Everything is data and everyone is data! Everybody says we live in the technology age, the age of the internet, the age of space and cosmos, the age of the digital world etc. But all of these developments and advancements have been made possible by the Holy Grail called Data. We learned how to store […]

An IBM DB2 Architecture Using AWS

Target audience: Mid to Highly skilled Linux, DB2 and AWS admins. Currently IBM DB2 is not one of the choices for an RDBS in AWS. This article describes how to stand up a simple HA DB2 instance using AWS components. This configuration is intended to be used as a POC or POT demonstration of DB2. […]

Great BI Experiences with IBM Cognos, SPSS and Digital Experience

Pankaj Bose spoke at the IBM Digital Experience 2015 conference about how IBM Cognos, Digital Experience and SPSS can be integrated together for a great Business Intelligence Experience. Typical business challenges include: How to build, run and manage a mobile, cloud and social solution Complexity of great experiences Lack of centralized storage and poor, incompatible […]

Cognos TM1 Server – On Start Up!

It is almost always advantageous to be able to “make sure” your Cognos TM1 environment is “ready for use” after a server restart. For example, you may want to: Create a backup Load the latest sales data Initialize security Etc. Hopefully, you know what a TM1 chore is (“a chore is a set of tasks […]

Rounding out Cognos TM1

Currently there are 4 options for rounding numbers in Cognos TM1. They are: Rounding in reports. Rounding during loads. Rounding with the Cube Viewer. Rounding with rules. Rounding in Reports The most popular method to apply rounding in TM1 is in reporting. Cognos TM1 leverages MS Excel for reporting and supports all of the formatting […]

Simple Cognos TM1 Backup Best Practices

Simple Cognos TM1 Backup Best Practices

How do you create a recoverable backup for a TM1 server instance (TM1 service)? What is best practice? Here is some advice. Note: as with any guideline or recommendation, there will be circumstances that support deviating from accepted best practice. In these instances, it is recommended that all key stakeholders involved agree that: The reason for deviation […]

Manage data better with IBM InfoSphere

Manage data better with IBM InfoSphere

IBM states, “The InfoSphere Platform provides all the foundational building blocks of trusted information, including data integration, data warehousing, master data management, big data and information governance.[1]”  They cannot be anymore right!  Managing data has been more complex through the years as companies are trying to bring in more data (Big Data) for their business […]

Why Should I Upgrade to IBM Content Manager 8.5?

The Big Picture: IBM has released Content Manager 8.5, CM8, (formerly DB2 Content Manager). This update brings a number of long awaited features and modifications to IBM’s home-grown ECM platform. It also brings some feature and component deprecations. I’m going to highlight three major improvements and then discuss the impact of some major feature deprecations. […]

Mobile-Big Data-Predictive Analytics-Social Media & the US Open

So what do all of these technology solutions have to do with the US Open? Behind the scenes, IBM has helped run the show since 1990. A recent online article shows how IBM is using these tools to flow information far beyond match scores. Handheld devices used courtside feed multiple data points such as ball […]

Cognos Version 8-8.4 No Longer Supported! Now What?

Effective September 30th If your organization is currently running IBM Cognos Software version 8.0-8.4 these versions will soon be retired and no longer maintained by IBM. This means your production issues and bug fixes will no longer be supported for these following versions: Cognos Business Intelligence V8.4.1 Cognos Data Manager V8.4.1 Cognos Business Intelligence Analysis […]

Addressing critical healthcare transformation issues

Americans spend more on healthcare than the citizens of any other industrialized country, whether it’s measured in total spending, per capita spending, or as a percentage of GDP. And the rate of growth is similarly remarkable. By 2016, healthcare spending in the U.S. is expected to double from 2 to 4 trillion dollars which equates […]

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