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Make sure your tools are up to the job

Published March 14th, 2011 - by

We had a customer who had a COGNOS 8/BI development environment running against DB2 AIX V9.5. They were having issues with extremely long elapsed times for COGNOS-generated queries (over 30 minutes!). Temp space was being exceeded and users were increasing it but still experiencing the same problem. The users checked COGNOS which seemed fine and Continue Reading

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Behind the scenes on our latest venture

Published January 21st, 2011 - by

  Earlier this month we announced our new partnership with DBI Software but just how did this “marriage made in heaven” actually come about?   Well the idea was born during a conversation between Triton Director, Julian Stuhler and DBI CEO, Scott Hayes.  Both IBM Gold Consultants, these two renowned DB2 experts realised that our two Continue Reading

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Beware of over-federating

Published January 19th, 2011 - by

During a recent DB2-LDAP configuration at a client site, I stumbled upon a bizarre security exposure.   Using any DB2 client tool, it was possible to connect to the database as any user without having to get the password right! Once connected to the database, you only had access to the tables that the user Continue Reading

5 Clicks to DB2 Success!

Published January 17th, 2011 - by

In our latest DB2 Geeks podcast we chat to Scott Hayes, IBM Gold Consultant, CEO of DBI Software and fellow DB2 Geek!   In this episode Scott talks to us about the 5 clicks to success methodology and gives some tips on improving DB2 Performance without throwing money at new hardware!   Database Performance Challenges Utilities are Continue Reading

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