February 18, 2014 Alex Woodie
It’s often said the strength of the IBM i server is its integrated database. However, while IBM‘s relational database is very much a rock-solid engine, the data models that people deploy on top of DB2 for i are often overly complex, brittle, and inefficient. One person who’s doing something about the legacy data models is Christopher Burns and his open source Inuendo project that distributes a sleek, SQL-based associative data model for the platform.
Inuendo represents a radical rethinking of what a database on IBM i is–what it looks like, how it works, what it stores, and how developers