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Recovering from corrupt DB2 Storage Group Control Files

Published August 17th, 2018 - by

Recently, we received a distress call from a client who were unable to access their production database and the data within. Client’s main aim was to recover the data from the database by any possible means. The (short) description of the situation was: -there are two DB2 instances on the server, one TEST and one Continue Reading

Top 5 DB2 Support Nightmares 2018 – No. 1

Published August 3rd, 2018 - by

Single User Access In part 1 of our new series of DB2 Support Nightmares we look at the implications of only having one userid for all users to use and the frighteningly consequences.   Sign-up to receive DB2 Support Nightmare updates or download our previous series ‘Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares and How to Avoid Them‘ here.

DB2 Native REST API – VB.NET Tool wDB2REST

Published June 5th, 2018 - by

Introduction Whilst working with the DB2 for z/OS REST API, I thought it would be useful to have a tool to make things easier to see what was defined, what the parameter profiles look like and maybe even be able to run the services. To that end, I’ve written one in VB.NET called wDB2REST. It’s Continue Reading

DB2 for z/OS New Function Watch – V12R1M502 is here

Published May 15th, 2018 - by

Background The advent of DB2 12 for z/OS brought with it a fundamental change in the way that IBM is delivering new DB2 capabilities. Gone are the monolithic version upgrades with 2-3 year release cycles that we knew so well in the past, IBM has instead embraced a more agile development model and is now Continue Reading

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