The IBM® DB2® Analytics Accelerator for IBM z/OS® (simply called Accelerator in this book) is a high-performance appliance which integrates the IBM zEnterprise infrastructure and the IBM Netezza® technology to accelerate data intensive and complex queries in a DB2 for z/OS highly secure and available environment. DB2 and the Accelerator appliance form a self-managing hybrid environment running concurrently and efficiently online transaction processing and online transactional analytical processing together with business intelligence and online analytic processing workloads.
IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator V4.1 expands the value of high-performance analytics. DB2 Analytics Accelerator 4.1 opens up to static SQL applications and row set processing, minimizes data movement, reduces latency, and improves availability.
In this IBM Redbooks® publication, we provide technical decision-makers with an understanding of the benefits of Version 4.1 of the Accelerator with DB2 11 for z/OS. We describe the installation of the new functions and the advantages to existing analytical processes as measured in our test environment. We also introduce the Analytics Accelerator Loader 1.1, a tool which facilitates the data population of the Accelerator..
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Table of contents
Chapter 1. The analytics lifecycle
Chapter 2. Database design considerations
Chapter 3. Overview of IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator V4.1
Chapter 4. Installation and maintenance procedures
Chapter 5. Query enhancements
Chapter 6. Load and incremental update
Chapter 7. Online data archiving
Chapter 8. High availability, disaster recovery, and balancing workloads
Chapter 9. Monitoring enhancements
Chapter 10. The Accelerator Loader
Appendix A. Preparing input data for Accelerator Loader
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