In-Place Analytics with Live Enterprise Data with IBM DB2 Query Management Facility

A draft IBM Redbooks publication


IBM DB2® Query Management Facility™ for z/OS® provides a zero-footprint, mobile-enabled, highly secure business analytics solution. IBM QMF V11.2.1 offers many significant new features and functions in keeping with the ongoing effort to broaden its usage and value to a wider set of end users and business areas. In this IBM Redbooks publication we explore several of the new features and options available within this new release.
This publication introduces TSO enhancements for QMF Analytics for TSO and QMF Enhanced Editor. A chapter describes how the QMF Data Service component connects to multiple mainframe data sources to accomplish consolidation and delivery of data.

This publication describes how self-service business intelligence can be acheived using QMF Vision to enable self-service dashboards and data exploration. A chapter is dedicated to JavaScript support demonstrating how application developers can use JavaScript to extend the capabilities of QMF. Additionally this book describes methods to take advanatge of caching for reduced CPU comsumption, wider access to information, and faster performance.

This publication is of interest to anybody looking to better understand how QMF can enable in-place analytics with live enterprise data.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Virtualizing data using QMF Data Service
Chapter 3. Self-service business intelligence
Chapter 4. Using JavaScript in QMF
Chapter 5. Caching
Chapter 6. Key TSO enhancements
Appendix A. Additional material


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