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DB2 Native REST API – Python

Published March 16th, 2018 - by

Introduction Whilst I haven’t used Python for a while, it has always been the playground for geeks. With it’s C-like look and feel and it’s huge array of extension libraries there’s very little it can’t do. I was prompted to refresh my acquaintance with Python by a colleague who’d been reading this blog chain – Continue Reading

Finding the access path for Columnar queries #3

Published March 13th, 2018 - by

In the first blog in this series ( Finding the access path for Columnar queries ) I was griping about not being able to see any detail in the explain plans for what DB2 is doing when you see a table scan (TBSCAN) of a column-organized table. I mention that each columnar table will have Continue Reading

DB2 Native REST API – Creating Services from TSO / Batch

Published February 16th, 2018 - by

Introduction One of the challenges that we’ve faced working with the DB2 for z/OS native REST API is the mid-range nature of the interface when creating services. This doesn’t sit so well with the existing mainframe landscape and administration processes and the fact that Data Studio (at least up to V4.1.3) doesn’t work with it Continue Reading

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