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August Announcements

Published August 17th, 2010 - by

Despite the traditional slow down as many people take a well-earned summer holiday, this month has seen a few interesting announcements from IBM which will impact many of us over the next year or two.   DB2 for z/OS V8: The End Is Nigh I’ve been spending time with a few large customers recently helping Continue Reading

Confession of the Month

One-way street in DB2 9

Published July 1st, 2010 - by

Confession Supplied by Phil Grainger – Cogito/Grainger Database Solutions    DB2 9 has removed the ability to create new simple table spaces – even though (luckily) the ones we have already in existence will still continue to be supported for the foreseeable future.   This does, however, leave DBAs with a tricky problem – and Continue Reading

Confession of the Month

March 2010- Unintended consequences

Published January 19th, 2010 - by

We’ve all done it.  You see a great new feature in DB2 and jump headlong into using it without fully appreciating all of the implications.  Here’s a case in point: One of our clients is a large SAP customer running on DB2 for z/OS V9. With a huge number of subsystems to support and over Continue Reading