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Optimizing ORC and Parquet files for Big SQL queries performance

This post describes the problem of small ORC and Parquet files in HDFS and how it affects Big SQL read performance. It explores possible solutions...

Announcing IBM Big Replicate 2.1.2

We are excited to announce the GA of IBM Big Replicate 2.1.2.

Announcing IBM Db2 Big SQL v5.0.2

  Announcing the immediate release of IBM Db2 Big SQL v5.0.2 – maintenance release. IBM Db2 Big SQL, an advanced SQL engine on Hadoop, has...

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Troubleshooting Map Reduce Errors

The Big SQL LOAD HADOOP command uses a Map Reduce framework, for database administrators who are not so familiar with combing through map reduce logs,...

Big SQL Topology Recommendations

There are 2 different topologies that can be used when installing Big SQL. Depending on the cluster's resources, network speed, and enabled Big SQL features...

Big SQL Backup and Restore Utility

Introduction The Big SQL backup and restore utility simplifies the process of taking database backups, transferring backup images, and restoring backups on the existing cluster...

Big SQL Job History Analysis using Event Monitors

Many times, administrators are not aware of the statements that the rest of the organization is running on the Big SQL service. When administering the...

Software Support Lifecycle – IBM Big SQL, Hortonworks Data Platform for IBM and Hortonworks DataFlow for IBM

The details on product lifecycle for support are listed below: Product Release Date End of Full Support End of Technical Guidance IBM Big SQL v5.0...

Big SQL v5 Best Practices and Guidelines – Performance

This blog outlines some Best Practices to improve Big SQL performance in Big SQL v5. The tips are ordered according to when we believe they...

IBM Elite Support Definition

IBM’s software support organization is a global network of centers with expertise across our broad product portfolio. The intent of software support is to provide...