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Table Partitioning: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Published April 10th, 2019 - by

Table (or Range) Partitioning has been around since V9.7. It’s a canny option and a useful tool from both a performance and a data archiving point of view, but we do occasionally see it mis-managed and then it can be more of a nuisance than a benefit. Overview Partitioned tables are organized into multiple storage Continue Reading

Jenkins and z/OS

Published April 2nd, 2019 - by

Introduction DevOps has been a driving force in accelerated development delivery and improved quality outcomes for a few years now. Our mid-range colleagues have been championing this approach for a while, and there’s lots of good reasons why the mainframe teams should be picking this up and running with it as well: Code quality verification Continue Reading

Using ansible to Setup Port Forwarding

Published February 22nd, 2019 - by

Introduction In its simplest form, ansible is a Python derived automation scripting tool, commonly used to install, configure and manage servers and services. It has a huge collection of modules available out of the box to support management of a wide variety of tasks. In this blog, we’re going to talk about using ansible to Continue Reading

Top 5 DB2 Support Nightmares 2018 No. 3

Published October 30th, 2018 - by

In part 3 of our new series of DB2 Support Nightmares we look at the risks of staying on out of support databases. Sign-up to receive DB2 Support Nightmare updates or download our previous series ‘Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares and How to Avoid Them‘ here.

Top 5 DB2 Support Nightmares 2018 No. 2

Published September 12th, 2018 - by

In part 2 of our new series of DB2 Support Nightmares we look at the implications of a “Suck it and See” development approach. This could be strongly related to the Support Nightmare #1, but not necessarily always. Sign-up to receive DB2 Support Nightmare updates or download our previous series ‘Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares and How Continue Reading

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