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When worlds collide – Running DB2 workloads in a Linux for System z Environment

Published September 23rd, 2013 - by

Many large system z environments have begun to look at the possibilities of running non-z/OS workloads on their System z environments in recent years. Smaller organisations  may not already posses a System z server, but are starting to consider IBM’s Enterprise Linux Server, a dedicated Linux server based on System z technology. I’ve just posted Continue Reading

Time Travel Gotchas Part 1

Published July 29th, 2013 - by

Time Travel query offers a quick and intuitive way of querying your data for historical scenarios, as well as the traditional current picture. There are a number of good articles out there showing how to enable the feature and some suggestions on how to use it. But like nearly every option, it’s got pitfalls and Continue Reading

Assembler : Getting DB2 Traces Started to OPn

Published July 29th, 2013 - by

In the previous post I talked about getting our assembler monitor connected to DB2 for z/OS with the intention of getting some statistics traces running and gathering the data cut by DB2. This time we’re going to look at how we actually got the traces running.   As you’ll know from your extensive reading of Continue Reading

RCAC: Usage Considerations Part 3

Published June 3rd, 2013 - by

In the previous two blogs (http://www.triton.co.uk/confessions-of-a-db2-geek/article/65/DB2-10.1-RCAC:-Hints-&-Tips-Part-1  and http://www.triton.co.uk/confessions-of-a-db2-geek/article/66/RCAC:-Usage-Considerations-Part-2  ) we were discussing the Column Mask and Row Permissions as two separate entities, with potentially different impacts to your database. I’m now going to try and demonstrate some of the issues that can occur when you have the two features enabled on the same table. I’m Continue Reading

Assembler : Getting Connected to DB2

Published May 7th, 2013 - by

At the end of another week of chasing my tail and trying not to get in too much trouble with Mrs DB2 Dinosaur, I’ve resolved to write a quick post about getting the assembler component of the DB2 monitor connected to DB2. Whilst this is fairly well documented in the manuals, we have a slightly Continue Reading

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