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Monthly archives for February, 2019

Using ansible to Setup Port Forwarding

Published February 22nd, 2019 - by

Introduction In its simplest form, ansible is a Python derived automation scripting tool, commonly used to install, configure and manage servers and services. It has a huge collection of modules available out of the box to support management of a wide variety of tasks. In this blog, we’re going to talk about using ansible to Continue Reading

Client Experiences: How DB2 Migration Affects Decimal Type Conversion

Published February 12th, 2019 - by

Recently, I assisted a client migrating their DB2 databases from v9.7 to v11.1. I intentionally say “migrating” and not “upgrading”, even though three major releases were jumped, because the existing databases were located on Z-Linux servers (big endian) and the target databases were to be placed on POWER Linux servers (little endian), so it was Continue Reading