The IBM® DB2® Analytics Accelerator Version 3.1 for IBM z/OS® (simply called Accelerator in this book) is a union of the IBM System z® quality of service and IBM Netezza® technology to accelerate complex queries in a DB2 for z/OS highly secure and available environment. Superior performance and scalability with rapid appliance deployment provide an ideal solution for complex analysis.
In this IBM Redbooks® publication, we provide technical decision-makers with a broad understanding of the benefits of Version 3.1 of the Accelerator's major new functions. We describe their installation and the advantages to existing analytical processes as measured in our test environment. We also describe the IBM zEnterprise® Analytics System 9700, a hybrid System z solution offering that is surrounded by a complete set of optional packs to enable customers to custom tailor the system to their unique needs..