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Tag Archives: pureScale

pureScale ‘lite’ – just ‘rite’ for many customers!

Published September 11th, 2014 - by

I recently wrote about the new Shadow tables feature in the DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release” and how it is so relevant to customers I have been working with who need to report directly on their transactional DB2 systems (http://bit.ly/shadow_tables).   Another feature in the DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release” that I am equally excited about is to Continue Reading

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

“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

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

DB2 pureScale – Insert Load & Replication

Published July 13th, 2010 - by

Following on from James Gill’s recent blog post about the Coupling Facility today I’m sharing with you our experiences of working with Insert Load & Replication in DB2 pureScale.  In order to test the load capacity of the IBM DB2 pureScale machine we needed some test data and lots of it!  Being somewhat familiar with Continue Reading

Triton Consulting are first to work with pureScale

Published April 26th, 2010 - by

DB2 experts, Triton Consulting are the first IBM Business Partners in Europe to work with DB2 pureScale – IBM’s latest and most important new feature for DB2 LUW.    Triton have a team of DB2 experts spending a week at IBM Labs in Boeblingen Germany on a research and development project. During their time there Continue Reading

Pure Genius! pureScale has arrived!

Published February 24th, 2010 - by

Since its introduction to the market in the mid-90s, DB2 for z/OS data sharing became the gold standard for enterprise data-serving scalability and availability. Customers using DB2 on midrange platforms have long been calling for similar capabilities. This has now arrived in the form of DB2 pureScale. Based on the industry leading System z data Continue Reading

Five Days in the Labs – Part 1

Published January 27th, 2010 - by

Last month we were delighted to be given the opportunity to visit IBM’s research and development centre in Boeblingen, Germany.  Before I get on to what exactly we were doing there I’d like to share a little information about the centre itself as it’s quite a place!  Opened in 1953, Boeblingen is host to a Continue Reading

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