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Tag Archives: DB2 z/OS

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

DB2 pureScale Coupling Facility

Published July 12th, 2010 - by

We were lucky enough to get an opportunity to spend a week in the IBM Boeblingen Labs in Germany, to get some hands on experience with DB2 9.8 – pureScale – or Data Sharing on mid-range.    The platform that we were working with was a five node configuration – two coupling facilities (CFs) and 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