Brief Introduction to CouchDB incl. Live - Demo of Cloudant - App deployed to Bluemix
Intro to DB2 and DB2 BLU vectorized column processing
Intro to MySQL as a Service
Intro to PostgreSQL as a Service
Intro to Cloudera as a Service
Intro to Cassandra as a Serviceshaping the BigData ecosystem
Hadoop workloads today rely on commodity x86 infrastructure, which although having cheaper costs, also provide lower reliability than UNIX Servers. IBM, through its proprietary POWER Architecture, wants to provide an alternative, aimed at achieving a higher performance at comparable prices. We will discuss IBM's Hadoop Reference Architecture, its performance, and the technical features of the POWER Chip, that enable Hadoop workloads to run faster, and achieve higher throughput per core.