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Tag Archives: DB2 pureScale

“Staggering” Transaction Rates With DB2 pureScale

Published December 14th, 2010 - by

DB2 pureScale was first announced back in October 2009 and created huge interest in the market. In April of this year Triton sent a team of their experts to the IBM labs in Germany and were the first European IBM Business Partners to work with DB2 pureScale. Since then, the team have been working hard Continue Reading

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DB2 pureScale certified on WCS

Published November 24th, 2010 - by

IBM have officially confirmed that DB2 pureScale has been certified for Websphere Commerce Suite: DB2 pureScale is supported on the WebSphere Commerce Version 7 production server in the remote database configuration, using WebSphere Commerce Version 7 Fix Pack 1 installation and migration to DB2 Version 9.7. For more information visit –  We have reported Continue Reading

Geek-Tastic Webcasts with the IBM Toronto Lab Team

Published October 14th, 2010 - by

If you haven’t been tuning into the DB2 pureScale webcast series then we’re not sure where you’ve been but you’ve certainly missed out on some great info!   Luckily though the DB2 Geek has recorded all of the webcasts so you can listen to them at your leisure!   Episode 1 – Get the lowdown Continue Reading

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Big news for DB2 Workgroup Edition users

Published October 12th, 2010 - by

The hot news this week from IBM is that DB2 pureScale is going to be FREE in DB2 9.8 Workgroup Edition.  Great news for all workgroup users who will now be able to achieve levels of availability and scalability traditionally only possible in large z/OS enterprise organisations. We figure this is not only good news Continue Reading

A DB2 pureScale Primer

Published August 24th, 2010 - by

DB2 pureScale adopts many of the same concepts and terminology as the well-established DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing technology, usually considered to be the “gold standard” for shared-disk database architectures. Multiple DB2 instances, or “members” accept and service incoming DB2 work, with all of them accessing a single copy of the data (usually held on Continue Reading

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