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Tag Archives: DB2 10

DB2 11 for z/OS Comes of Age

Published March 2nd, 2016 - by

It’s easy to think of DB2 11 for z/OS as still being the new kid on the block, but it actually became Generally Available back in October 2013 – Miley Cyrus was getting plenty of airtime with Wrecking Ball and the movie Gravity was expertly inducing vertigo in audiences all around the world. New releases 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

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

Top 10 DB2 Geek Highlights of 2012

Published December 20th, 2012 - by

  Wow, what a year! The DB2 Geeks have certainly been busy during the past 12 months. Before we head home for the holiday season we thought we would share our 2012 highlights with you.   1 – For Triton Director and IBM Gold Consultant Julian Stuhler, 2012 began with a trip to the Silicon Continue Reading

DB2 10 – Secrets of Scalability

Published December 16th, 2011 - by

Storage constraints remain the single biggest factor in limiting the scalability of a single DB2 system today. Each process that runs concurrently within that system requires some storage, so the more workload a given system is asked to handle, the higher the storage requirements. Other factors such as logging and internal latching also play a Continue Reading

Confession of the Month

Migration Month is on it’s way!

Published October 5th, 2011 - by

Whether you’re planning a DB2 9 to DB2 10 migration or going for a skip from DB2 8, we’re here to help you manage that process. Throughout November we will be running a series of webcasts in conjunction with IBM, designed to give you detailed information about DB2 10 and guidance on planning your next Continue Reading

Time Travelling with DB2 10 for z/OS

Published July 18th, 2011 - by

Most IT systems need to keep historical as well as current information. Previously, these kinds of requirements would have involved the DBA and application developers spending valuable time creating and testing the code and associated database design to support the historical perspective, while minimizing any performance impact. DB2 10 provides this functionality as part of Continue Reading

Thinking of migrating to DB2 10?

Published November 17th, 2010 - by

DB2 10 for z/OS will support skip migration from V8 as well as from V9.  Despite DB2 9 containing some very attractive new functions and being Generally Available for nearly 3 years now, the recent global economic downturn has seriously impacted IT budgets and many customers still find themselves running DB2 V8 (or even earlier releases). Continue Reading