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Category Archives: Mainframe

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

A Perspective on Database Performance

Published April 13th, 2010 - by

In this article, I want to take a look at database performance, and the reasons why it remains one of the most important topics for any DBA, developer or systems administrator. I’ll also cover some golden rules for performance tuning, which tend to apply regardless of the specific platform or application you’re responsible for.   Why Continue Reading

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