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Category Archives: Mainframe

When worlds collide – Running DB2 workloads in a Linux for System z Environment

Published September 23rd, 2013 - by

Many large system z environments have begun to look at the possibilities of running non-z/OS workloads on their System z environments in recent years. Smaller organisations  may not already posses a System z server, but are starting to consider IBM’s Enterprise Linux Server, a dedicated Linux server based on System z technology. I’ve just posted Continue Reading

Assembler : Getting DB2 Traces Started to OPn

Published July 29th, 2013 - by

In the previous post I talked about getting our assembler monitor connected to DB2 for z/OS with the intention of getting some statistics traces running and gathering the data cut by DB2. This time we’re going to look at how we actually got the traces running.   As you’ll know from your extensive reading of Continue Reading

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

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