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"I have worked with DB2's great features in the last five years. The IDAA feature transformed the vision of warehousing, business analytics, and big data at my bank. Besides the mainframe, I saw that this solution was evolutionary. It gives real-time information."

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"The way that the solution scans is very useful."

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"DB2 is a hard tool to grasp. It's hard for users to learn how to use it. It's not easy to see how it works."

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"They have to improve their relationship discovery tool. They say that they have AI inside, but this AI did not automatically find relationships or suggested relationships between entities."

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Top Answer: I have worked with DB2's great features in the last five years. The IDAA feature transformed the vision of warehousing, business analytics, and big data at my bank. Besides the mainframe, I saw that… more »
Top Answer: DB2 is a hard tool to grasp. It's hard for users to learn how to use it. It's not easy to see how it works. They need to improve this aspect of the solution. We've been working on it for 20 years so… more »
Top Answer: I work for a huge bank, we use this solution for applications for grants, loans, and other stuff for our bank. DB2 is great. It is very robust with a great capacity to deliver the applications. For… more »
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Also Known As
BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on z/OS, Data Management for IMS and DB2 on z/OS
Informatica EDC, Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog, Enterprise Information Catalog
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Overview

Transform the management of your DB2 databases to meet the scale and complexity of digital business

  • Run DB2 utilities with BMC Next Generation Technology to optimize your data and improve application performance
  • Eliminate downtime and increase availability of business services
  • Ensure the integrity of structured and unstructured data
  • Take control with intelligent automation and policy-driven rules
  • Bridge the gap from green-screen to modern, secure, self-service user interfaces
  • Move to DB2 12 and beyond with confidence

Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog provides a machine-learning-based discovery engine to collect data assets across the enterprise while increasing the understanding of those data assets through a graph-based enterprise information catalog. Powered by Informatica’s unique metadata services engine, Enterprise Information Catalog enables business analysts and data stewards to find all types of data across the enterprise; discover relationships among them; enrich data with business glossary terms and crowdsourced annotations; and understand the provenance, quality, and usage of their data.

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Airline Tariff Publishing Co (ATPCO), AtTask, MetaScale
AIA Singapore, Mattel
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Computer Software Company33%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Healthcare Company9%
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Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
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BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS is ranked 13th in Database Development and Management with 1 review while Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is ranked 2nd in Metadata Management with 1 review. BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS is rated 9.0, while Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is rated 5.0. The top reviewer of BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS writes "Evolutionary solution that gives real-time information". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog writes "Difficult initial setup and needs better support for data discovery but has an excellent data profiler". BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS is most compared with Qlik Replicate, Oracle GoldenGate, Delphix, AWS Database Migration Service and SSIS, whereas Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is most compared with AWS Glue, Collibra Catalog, Azure Data Factory, Denodo and Alation Data Catalog.

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