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Category Archives: DB2 z/OS

A Sysprog’s Perspective – DB2 11

Published March 24th, 2014 - by

In a new podcast series we take a look at the world of DB2 from a Sysprog’s perspective.  We have recorded two podcasts specifically about DB2 11 with Julian Stuhler and James Gill. Click on the podcast below to listen or download part 1:  

DSNWMSGS and IFCID 376

Published February 19th, 2014 - by

IFCID 376 is new with DB2 V11, and provides a way for DB2 to tell us about SQL statement compatibility issues with applications running in V11 but in V10 compatibility mode (BIND with APPLCOMPAT(V10R1)). The first field of the returned IFCID data element – QW0376FN – is a full word reason ID, i.e. why the Continue Reading

Accelerator Modelling in IFCID 3

Published February 19th, 2014 - by

For more years than I care to mention, I’ve been tinkering with bespoke DB2 monitoring. Wiser heads have always come back with the (not unreasonable) call that this is bonkers as:   a) We already have a monitor b) Who’s going to maintain mine if I fail the bus test   So, just when I’m beginning Continue Reading

New Podcast! IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS

Published November 25th, 2013 - by

Join Julian Stuhler and Cristian Molaro in our latest DB2 Geek podcast where we take a look at the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS.   “The IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS has the potential to be a revolution in terms of performance and cost savings” Cristian Molaro, Independent DB2 Consultant.     For Continue Reading

DB2 11 for z/OS – An IDUG Technical User Perspective

Published October 8th, 2013 - by

Yet another DB2 11 for z/OS white paper has been released! In March 2013 the IDUG DB2 11 Editorial Committee was formed, comprised of volunteers from IDUG’s worldwide community of DB2 users and consultants (including me). Working alongside IBM’s formal Early Support Program (ESP), the Editorial Committee gained valuable insight into exactly what makes the Continue Reading

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