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Top 5 DB2 Support Nightmares 2018 No. 3

Published October 30th, 2018 - by

In part 3 of our new series of DB2 Support Nightmares we look at the risks of staying on out of support databases. Sign-up to receive DB2 Support Nightmare updates or download our previous series ‘Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares and How to Avoid Them‘ here.

Top 5 DB2 Support Nightmares 2018 No. 2

Published September 12th, 2018 - by

In part 2 of our new series of DB2 Support Nightmares we look at the implications of a “Suck it and See” development approach. This could be strongly related to the Support Nightmare #1, but not necessarily always. Sign-up to receive DB2 Support Nightmare updates or download our previous series ‘Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares and How Continue Reading

Recovering from corrupt DB2 Storage Group Control Files

Published August 17th, 2018 - by

Recently, we received a distress call from a client who was unable to access their production database and the data within. Client’s main aim was to recover the data from the database by any possible means. The (short) description of the situation was: -there are two DB2 instances on the server, one TEST and one Continue Reading

As bad as it gets – A DB2 support nightmare!

Published March 29th, 2011 - by

Imagine the scene – a broken database on an unsupported version of DB2, with no backups or log files to recover the database. Yes, this one really was the stuff of nightmares!   An erroneous script had deleted a few transaction log files that had a ‘last changed’ date of more than 45 days. The Continue Reading

Confession of the Month

Behind the scenes on our latest venture

Published January 21st, 2011 - by

  Earlier this month we announced our new partnership with DBI Software but just how did this “marriage made in heaven” actually come about?   Well the idea was born during a conversation between Triton Director, Julian Stuhler and DBI CEO, Scott Hayes.  Both IBM Gold Consultants, these two renowned DB2 experts realised that our two Continue Reading