Topic: Streaming/Replicating Db2i Data into “The Cloud”

Date: Tuesday, March 21st, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM EDT (Meeting) GoToMeeting ONLY
Speaker: John Westcott
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Presentation: Streaming/Replicating Db2i Data into “The Cloud”

Another part of the company is wanting to leverage a cloud based server for some requirement – advanced analytics, pricing applications, AI/ML project, micro-services, etc. They are coming to IBM i I/T folks to ask how they can get critical data that they need from Db2 for i. This session will answer that question for you, including a couple of approaches using open source Apache Kafka.

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn about Apache Kafka as the glue to stream data

2. Understand different approaches and the advantages/disadvantages of those approaches.

3. Enhance your knowledge of the data streaming into cloud services world

About the Presenter

John Westcott is a member of the Db2 for i Database and Analytics team in IBM’s Technology Services (formerly Lab Services). A consultant with over 35 years’ experience on IBM i, his skills include Business Intelligence, Business Analytics, Database Modernization, SQL and RPG Development. As a member of the Database team his primary focus is on best practices, implementation, and skills transfer for database design, dimensional modeling, ETL pipelines, data warehousing, Db2 for i Web Query, and DataMigrator.