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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 19, 2013

IDAA UDF Support for Experian Opportunity

System: IDAA
Actor: Financial Services Client

IDAA is a product that is used to accelerate complex queries on DB2 z/OS without any change to the underlying infrastructure and applications and is fully transparent to applications that submit queries to DB2 on z/OS.

Description:
Client currently off loads data from z to run their analytics on HP systems with resultant costs and the HP system provides storage for their historic data. As a result their data has a latency of 3 – 5 days when it gets to the warehouse. The turn around time for reports for Client's marketing campaign requests is 3 – 5 days compared to their competition that turn it around in 1 day or less. Client's HP analytics system is old and needs to be replaced in the short term.


Client's analytics workload is primarily UDFs. They currently off load data from z to run their analytics on HP systems with resultant costs. As a result their data has a latency of 3 – 5 days when it gets to the warehouse. The turn around time for reports for client's marketing campaign requests is 3 – 5 days compared to their competition who have a turn around of 1 day or less. Client's HP system also provides storage for their historic data. The HP system is old and needs to be replaced in the short term.

An IDAA solution will eliminate the data latency issue and need to move data off the z platform. It will get Client up to par with their competitors with near real time report generation for marketing efforts and also provide storage for their historical data.

However, IDAA does not have UDF support. UDF support should be provided in IDAA.