Getting Started with Python


Getting Started with Python is intended for anyone who works with or intends to develop Python applications such as application developers, consultants, software architects, data scientists, instructors and students. It is a good reference as well for dev ops, system administrators and product managers. If… Read More


Big Data – Beyond the Hype


Big Data – Beyond the Hype (This book is no longer available online.) A Guide to Conversations for Today’s Data Game Expand what you know about big data, putting you on track to go beyond the hype. This book gives a great overview of the different key technologies… Read More


Streaming Analytics with IBM Streams


Streaming Analytics with IBM Streams We are moving into a world that is more and more instrumented. Being able to process large amount of streaming data to discover insights is becoming a business imperative. Learn where streaming analytics makes sense and what features you should expect in a streaming… Read More


Database Fundamentals


Learn the basics of relational database theory and other information models. This book discusses database logical and physical design, and introduces you to the SQL language. Practice with hands-on exercises! Authors: Neeraj Sharma, Liviu Perniu, Raul F. Chong, Abhishek Iyer, Adi-Cristina Mitea, Chaitali Nandan, Mallarswami Nonvinkere & Mirela Danubianu… Read More


Getting Started with DB2 Express-C


This is the 3rd edition of this popular DB2 book. Learn what DB2 is all about. It’s been updated for DB2 9.7 and has been translated to many languages. Authors: Raul F. Chong, Ian Hakes & Rav Ahuja… Read More


Getting Started with InfoSphere Data Architect


InfoSphere Data Architect (IDA) is the premier tool from IBM for database design and more. Learn how to use it in conjunction with DB2 Express-C, the no-charge edition of DB2. Since IDA is built on top of Eclipse, you can integrate it easily with other tools from IBM such as Data Studio… Read More


Getting Started with DB2 application development


This book introduces you to DB2® application development using DB2 Express-C. Learn about DB2 stored procedures, functions and Data Web services using SQL and XQuery. Learn how to work with DB2 and JavaTM, C/C , .NET, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Perl, and more! Authors: Raul F. Chong, Xiqiang Ji, Priyanka… Read More


Getting Started with IBM Data Studio for DB2


IBM Data Studio is an Eclipse-based tool that is the replacement of the DB2® Control Center and other tools for DB2. In conjunction with DB2 Express-C, the no-charge edition of DB2, Data Studio is ideal for DBAs, developers, students, ISVs, or consultants because it’s easy and free to use. You… Read More


Getting Started with Open Source development


Open source software development is a community-driven methodology to develop products, from the design and development stages to distribution. Developers across differents part of the world are passionate about their collaboration, and several successful projects including Firefox, Moodle, and Drupal are widely used today. Moreover, many companies are using open… Read More


DB2 10 for z/OS


Cost Savings… Right Out of the Box Providing expert knowledge about the features in the new release of DB2 for z/OS, this extensive guide details the innovations of DB2 10’s SQL and pureXML enhancements-which increase productivity, enhance performance, and simplify application ports. DB2 for z/OS continues to… Read More


The IBM Data Governance Unified Process


Driving Business Value with IBM Software and Best Practices Anyone considering a data governance program within their organization will find an invaluable step-by-step methodology using IBM tools and best practices in this structured how-to. While many in the IT industry hold separate definitions in their… Read More


Getting started with WAS CE


WebSphere Application Server Community Edition (WAS CE) is part of the IBM WebSphere Application Server family. Community Edition is the free edition built on top of Apache Geronimo. Learn how to use Community Edition to develop Java EE applications in conjunction with Eclipse and DB2 Express-C, the no-charge edition of… Read More