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Category Archives: Mainframe

Assembler : Getting Connected to DB2

Published May 7th, 2013 - by

At the end of another week of chasing my tail and trying not to get in too much trouble with Mrs DB2 Dinosaur, I’ve resolved to write a quick post about getting the assembler component of the DB2 monitor connected to DB2. Whilst this is fairly well documented in the manuals, we have a slightly Continue Reading

DB2 Red Alert – DB2 10 Data Sharing Customers

Published April 3rd, 2013 - by

IBM has issued the following Red Alert warning of a possible data integrity issue for customers running DB2 10 for z/OS in a data sharing environment:   IBM has become aware of potential data loss when running data sharing under any mode of DB2 10 for z/OS. DB2 10 for z/OS takes advantage of a Continue Reading

DB2 for z/OS Connectivity Testing

Published December 3rd, 2012 - by

  One of the challenges that customers face is validating the DDF configuration of a new service before making it available to mid-range application servers. In an ideal world, we’d all have DB2 Connect available to bash a quick configuration together and use the command line processor to connect and run some simple SQL as Continue Reading

Adding some zIIP to IBM DB2

Published April 28th, 2010 - by

What Can Speciality Processors Do for You? Article by Julian Stuhler for Database Journal Introduction For some time now, DB2 for z/OS has been the major user and benefactor of the zIIP engine: one of a number of System z technologies collectively known as “speciality processors”. This article provides an overview of the zIIP and Continue Reading

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