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Considerations to use DB2 HADR with TSM

Published May 19th, 2014 - by

  Starting with version 6.1 TSM now uses DB2 as its backend database engine. It is a normal DB2 instance, but very tightly controlled by IBM support. After installation one cannot change any parameter in the TSM DB2 instance without permission from IBM support.   As part of normal DB2 engine TSM can use the Continue Reading

Nanu, Nanu, DB2 calling you!

Published January 30th, 2014 - by

By Klaas Brant Do you remember the Mork and Mindy show? Mork made a connection with Orson using his famous sentence “Nanu, Nanu, come in Orson” in order to report what was going on. If this does not sound familiar it simply means you are not as old as I am! The reason I bring it up Continue Reading

New Podcast! IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS

Published November 25th, 2013 - by

Join Julian Stuhler and Cristian Molaro in our latest DB2 Geek podcast where we take a look at the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS.   “The IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS has the potential to be a revolution in terms of performance and cost savings” Cristian Molaro, Independent DB2 Consultant.     For Continue Reading

Time Travel Gotchas – Part 2

Published October 28th, 2013 - by

  See http://db2geek.triton.co.uk/time-travel-gotchas-part-1/ for Part 1 of this blog   Access paths   You will have noticed that my previous example also built the history table as a Multi-Dimensional Cluster (MDC). That doesn’t give any benefits in terms of space management but does address a problem with the access path. It’s not the only way; Continue Reading

DB2 11 for z/OS – An IDUG Technical User Perspective

Published October 8th, 2013 - by

Yet another DB2 11 for z/OS white paper has been released! In March 2013 the IDUG DB2 11 Editorial Committee was formed, comprised of volunteers from IDUG’s worldwide community of DB2 users and consultants (including me). Working alongside IBM’s formal Early Support Program (ESP), the Editorial Committee gained valuable insight into exactly what makes the Continue Reading

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