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Less Caffeine, More Compression

Published August 6th, 2013 - by

DB2 10.5 for Linux, Unix and Windows features exciting and ground breaking data management innovation for analytic processing. The addition of IBM’s BLU Acceleration technology makes it easier, cheaper and faster to analyse massive amounts of data.   The seven big ideas of DB2 with BLU Acceleration aim to provide extreme performance, lower operating costs Continue Reading

Time Travel Gotchas Part 1

Published July 29th, 2013 - by

Time Travel query offers a quick and intuitive way of querying your data for historical scenarios, as well as the traditional current picture. There are a number of good articles out there showing how to enable the feature and some suggestions on how to use it. But like nearly every option, it’s got pitfalls and Continue Reading

RCAC: Usage Considerations Part 3

Published June 3rd, 2013 - by

In the previous two blogs (http://www.triton.co.uk/confessions-of-a-db2-geek/article/65/DB2-10.1-RCAC:-Hints-&-Tips-Part-1  and http://www.triton.co.uk/confessions-of-a-db2-geek/article/66/RCAC:-Usage-Considerations-Part-2  ) we were discussing the Column Mask and Row Permissions as two separate entities, with potentially different impacts to your database. I’m now going to try and demonstrate some of the issues that can occur when you have the two features enabled on the same table. I’m Continue Reading

DB2 10.5 addresses Big Data challenges with BLU Acceleration

Published April 22nd, 2013 - by

The IBM BLU Acceleration technology, announced on April 3, 2013, features new innovations from the IBM Research and Development Labs that address the common Big Data issues of size, development time, and response times. This exciting, ground breaking data management innovation for analytic processing is due to be first available in the new DB2 10.5 Continue Reading

RCAC: Usage Considerations Part 2

Published April 3rd, 2013 - by

In the previous blog (http://www.triton.co.uk/confessions-of-a-db2-geek/article/65/DB2-10.1-RCAC:-Hints-&-Tips-Part-1 ) we were discussing the Column Mask part of the RCAC feature. To recap, there are 2 parts to RCAC • Column masks : which over-write or obscure returned values with specified alternatives • Row permissions : which only return the rows of data that you are permitted to see Continue Reading

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