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Confession of the Month

Command line vs GUI

Published February 1st, 2011 - by

I always say that database admin is best performed from the command line with scripts. This means that admin is repeatable and the actions are recorded which in turn can improve DBA productivity.   • If you have a single database that you manage, and that’s it, this may seem like overkill, but what happens Continue Reading

Confession of the Month

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

Confession of the Month

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

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