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This newsletter (2019-06) contains the following topics:
- News from ABIS
- The training program for autumn 2019 has been available for several weeks
- A new issue of Exploring Db2 has also been released (in Dutch)
- Peter Vanroose gave a presentation about NoSQL featurers of Db2 for the Belux Db2 User Group
- In between the courses, some instructors are working on a new "mobile-friendlier" version of our website.
- The most popular courses in the past year were:
- IT awareness
- SQL and relational databases fundamentals
- Db2 for z/OS fundamentals course
- Python fundamentals
- Java programming
- ScrumMasters and product owners training
- ABIS and AG Insurance - Training for IT Young Pro's - Kris Van Thillo (ABIS)
Since 2009, ABIS has been organizing mainframe training courses for AG Insurance Young Pros: motivated students at ABIS receive a practical IT training at the start of their career at AG Insurance. Read the article.
- The new Hadoop software stack - Peter Vanroose (ABIS)
Hadoop is an open source project that aims at providing a framework for large volume scalable & distributed data storage and computing. On top of this "base" framework, a number of additional open source products have been developed and are becoming very popular amongst Data Scientists. This set of tools is often called the "Hadoop Stack".
Since its initial release in 2006, Hadoop has been growing and evolving. And more importantly, the Hadoop Stack building blocks have drastically changed over time: some software products that were important and popular a few years ago have faded, while others entered the picture and some became so important that they currently are the real Hadoop! "front end"! Read the article.