Lets start 2019 with some exciting news!

It was a great year for IBM’s Db2 and Big data team. We heard our customers (you) and took some strategic decisions for the product. We are determined to do the same for 2019. With that spirit in mind, we would like to share some interesting updates….

Events:

IBM Think 2019 is just around the corner, from Feb 11th – 15th, 2019 at Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA.

At Think, we have dedicated a day (Feb 11th) just for you, our customers, to meet with product teams and also learn about what’s new in the product, strategy, and roadmap. We will also be having a feedback session where you can share your experiences directly with the product teams.

 Various focus areas are available. Of which, we would like you to participate in the Hybrid Data Management area where Db2, Big Data: Db2 Big SQL & Big Replicate will be part of.

Here are some Community Day highlights for Big Data:

  • Session: 7454A: IBM Big Data: Db2 Big SQL & Big Replicate: Strategy, Roadmap, and Demo

When:  Mon, 11th Feb, 2019 at 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Where:  Moscone South, Level 2 – San Francisco Ballroom 204

  • Session:7455A: IBM Big Data: Db2 Big SQL & Big Replicate: Feedback

When:  Mon, 11th Feb 2019 at 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Where:  Moscone South, Level 2 – San Francisco Ballroom 204 

More details:

Community day: https://community.ibm.com/community/user/events/community-day-2019

Think 2019:  https://www.ibm.com/events/think/

Product news:

  • Hortonworks Data Platform v3.1 and Hortonworks DataFlow v3.3.1 are now available from IBM for downloads.

Hortonworks released the production ready version of the latest Hadoop platform with product versions HDP v3.1 and HDF v3.3.1. Click HERE for announcement and details on the component versions that are packaged in this release.

  • Db2 Big SQL v6.0 (on HDP v3.1) is getting ready for release.. watch out for updates on this at Think 2019 and other exciting news…

Production ready version of Hadoop 3 platform HDP 3.1 is now available. As many customers are evaluating and planning the migration to the new platform, we will make Db2 Big SQL available on this new platform with some new capabilities. Look for the announcement and give it a try and give us feedback.

 

 

 

More Resources: 

More information on IBM Db2 Big SQL + Try the New IBM Big SQL Sandbox: IBM Db2 Big SQL webpage

More information on Hadoop: Db2 webpage , IBM Hadoop webpage 

Explore technical topics and join the community: Db2 Community, Hadoop and Big SQL Community

Find answers quickly: IBM Db2 Knowledge Center,   IBM Db2 Big SQL Knowledge Center  and IBM Big Replicate Knowledge Center

Provide feedback and product improvement ideas: Ideas Portal (Choose component: Db2 or Db2 Big SQL or Big Replicate)

Communicate with the IBM Db2 Big SQL Offering Team: bigsql@us.ibm.com 

Keep up to date with IBM Db2 Big SQL news and announcements: Twitter: @Db2BigSQL

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