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Considerations to use DB2 HADR with TSM

Published May 19th, 2014 - by

  Starting with version 6.1 TSM now uses DB2 as its backend database engine. It is a normal DB2 instance, but very tightly controlled by IBM support. After installation one cannot change any parameter in the TSM DB2 instance without permission from IBM support.   As part of normal DB2 engine TSM can use the Continue Reading

Mini-tip : DB2 V11, Arrays and Square Brackets

Published April 1st, 2014 - by

This has probably been around for ages and I just never noticed it, but have spotted (in a V11 manual and thought it was a typo, but it isn’t) that the square brackets can be replaced by the following:   ??(  =  [ ??)  =  ]   Possibly not of any interest until you start Continue Reading

DB2 9 for z/OS – The Clock is Ticking!

Published March 11th, 2014 - by

DB2 10 for z/OS has been the most rapidly-adopted release in DB2’s history, with IBM stating that roughly twice as many customers upgraded to DB2 10 during it’s first two years of availability then they would normally expect to see. There are some very good reasons for that impressive adoption rate, mainly centred  around the Continue Reading

DB2 Geek Review Of The Year

Published December 16th, 2013 - by

It’s been another busy year for the DB2 Geeks.  Here we take a quick run through the best bits!  We wish you all a great Christmas and New Year!  Don’t forget our RemoteDBA team are on call throughout the festive season!   Jan-March The popular RCAC series begins – Part 1 Tips from our readers Continue Reading

DB2 Geek Recognised by Peers on LinkedIn

Published February 11th, 2013 - by

LinkedIn has been an excellent tool for the DB2 Geeks.  It has helped us to connect with DB2 peers across the world and we enjoy running our groups to encourage discussion and knowledge sharing. One of our top Geeks Iqbal Goralwalla has now been recognised by his peers and is in the top 1% most Continue Reading

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