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Category Archives: DB2 z/OS

A Bit of Trace Data Using DSN1SDMP

Published February 23rd, 2015 - by

Hiding at the end of the stand-alone section in the DB2 Utilities Guide is a tool nominally documented for IBM Support guided use. It can be used to trigger a dump when traced conditions occur to help with targeted diagnostics. It can also start additional traces and capture specific IFCID data instead, and this can Continue Reading

DB2 Geek Highlights of 2014

Published December 24th, 2014 - by

Well, it’s been another busy year for the DB2 Geeks. We take a look at some of our favourite DB2 experiences and blogs over the past 12 months. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from us all!   January – March A Sysprog’s Perspective – DB2 11 – In this podcast series we looked Continue Reading

Enumerating DB2 Subsystems

Published November 27th, 2014 - by

Introduction Every site has this challenge and we all find different ways around the problem: How can I generate a list of DB2 subsystems defined to my current LPAR and whether they are active or not? It may be that you want to know exactly that but more commonly this is the sort of thing that Continue Reading

DDF and Dynamic Workload Balancing

Published April 22nd, 2014 - by

Over in the dinosaur enclosure, we’ve been talking about Dynamic Workload Balancing and how it works. We think that there might be a missing link in the terminology, so read on and prepare to embrace “transaction routing”…   What is Dynamic Workload Balancing?   There are two levels of workload balancing implemented in client DDF Continue Reading

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