Combining the worlds of Artificial Intelligence, gigantic volume of data on millions of cancer patients and the expertise of the world’s top oncologists, Watson has made available the latest of cancer treatment to patients all over the world The word “cancer” is a word that no one wants to hear when they talk to their doctor. The word brings forth an image of struggle, desperation and unhappiness. Cancer doesn’t discriminate between rich and poor, young… read more →
Many users of COGNOS Data Manager are not aware of the retirement of COGNOS Data Manager and IBM’s guarantee of free replacement by Datastage workgroup edition (which is a much more powerful ETL tool). In this video, Rajeev discusses why we should think about migration from COGNOS Data Manager to Datastage and how to go about doing it, in a way that provides the best long-term benefit to the organization.
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What is Stream Computing? Nowadays, we hear a lot of buzz around stream computing. What is stream computing? According to the definition from Wikipedia – “Stream processing is a computer programming paradigm, related to SIMD (single instruction, multiple data), that allows some applications to more easily exploit a limited form of parallel processing. In computing, the term stream is used in a number of ways, in all cases referring to a sequence of data elements… read more →
As a company, chances are you have valuable data scattered throughout your system that needs to be gathered into a central location and accessed for business analysis. The problem is that currently the data exists in different systems, and in different formats. This is where ETL comes into play. ETL is an acronym for Extract, Transform and Load, and is used to move data from one database to another, to form data marts and data… read more →
The following video presents an overview of DataStage Parallel Processing Architecture.