Link to a developerWorks article that introduces the new Big SQL federation capabilities by using the data sources Teradata, Oracle, Netezza, and IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. Some knowledge of database systems is assumed. The focus is on the basic configuration that is required to use Big SQL federation in BigInsights 3.0.
Big SQL V3.0 supports federation to many data sources, including IBMÂ® DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windowsâ„˘, IBM PureDataâ„˘ System for Analytics, IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics, Teradata, and Oracle. Federation enables users to send distributed requests to multiple data sources within a single SQL statement. Learn how to use the federation capabilities in Big SQL V3.0.