360 Degree View by Michael L. Gonzales and Kevin Downey
BW and DB2 for z/OS V8: Top Ten SAP BW recommendations
new A-Z database strategy: Ascential, Apache & Zend
by Jan Stafford
Management of a Data Warehouse
a Boost from DB2
by Michael L. Gonzales
and Jon Rubin
Data warehouses are necessary, but as many companies are starting
to realize, alone, they are not enough.
IBM’s Janet Perna Discusses Company’s
Push into BI
by Ed Scannell
and Tom Sullivan, Computerworld
About IBM’s new push across all
of its major software groups to deliver core products with a strong
emphasis on BI.
for Data Warehouses
by Roger Deng
You can master the art of creating the
right indexes to boost performance.
Data Warehouse Query
by Pat Selinger
How some leading edge users are adopting a disciplined approach
to database design and application development aimed at reducing
total cost of ownership.
Data Warehouse Puzzle
by Barry Devlin
It's time to to
enhance and extend the data warehouse architecture beyond the traditional
data warehouse's capabilities.
the Experts: Nelson Mattos IBM Distinguished
Engineer and Director, Information Integration
A discussion of how IBM helps resolve business integration problems
with three distinct technologies: information integration, portal
technology and process integration.
OLAP Server for OS/390 V7.1: DB2 Warehouse Manager
by Eric Garrigue Vesely
This is about the DB2 Warehouse Manager
(DB2WM) component and performance enhancements for UDB V7.
Enhances DB2 Analytics and Performance Functions
by Marc L. Songini
News from the International DB2 Users Group IDUG 2003 conference,
where IBM announced increased integration, analytics and performance
capabilities for their product.
z/OS Materialized Query Tables
by Susan Lawson
Materialized Query Tables can help you to avoid redundant scanning,
aggregating, and joins, and lets you precompute
whole or parts of each query and then use computed results to answer
for OLAP (pdf)
by N. Colossi, W. Malloy, and B. Reinwald
A definition of meta-data extensions that allow designers of multidimensional
schemas to describe the structure of those schemas to multidimensional
query and analysis tools.
Data Warehousing Guidelines for
by Craig Mullins
More and more organizations are building
their data warehouses using DB2 for OS/390 because of the scalability,
reliability, and robust architecture that it provides. You can use
the following guidelines as rules of thumb when you're designing,
implementing, and using your DB2-based data warehouse.