(Lockwood Lyon) Typical application and systems testing involves various combinations of transactions, users, input data and resource load on the hardware and software. Often you will include a stress test, where you will increase data transaction loads more and more until something fails.
(Troy L Coleman) Even though DB2 12 is now available, a fair number of customers are now or have recently migrated from DB2 10 to DB2 11. I know this because I’ve been getting queries about subsystem parameters (zparms) default changes in DB2 11.
(Jonathon Carr, Eric Charpentier, Nigel Crowther, Guillaume Devillers, Sophie Fargier and Julie Holm) This IBM Redbooks publication introduces operational decision governance and describes in details how to implement it using the IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM) platform. ODM allows businesses
(Martin) 100% of our studio audience learned something!Adrian gave many tips for the proper use and exploitation of zIIP processors.
(Larissa Auberger and Matthias Kloppmann) Business process management streamlines business processes within an organization where participants normally trust each other. In contrast, blockchain enables the execution of business processes across multiple organizations and untrusted participants.
(Lockwood Lyon) In Part 1 we noted that several categories of testing are relevant to any big data application:
(Rafael Victoria-Pereira) A few TechTips ago, I talked about the FOR loop and how it works in C#. It’s now time to explain the other looping structures that this amazing language has to offer. I’ll be using the exact same test task in all of the code snippets: I’ll print a simple count from 1 to 5 u
(Henrik Loeser) Today’s blog entry is about an old topic: Who I am, why I am and what I am (allowed) to do? Users and their privileges are at the core of database security.
(Troy L Coleman) The MERGE statement has been around awhile. It was actually among the first topics I covered upon launching DB2utor in 2007.
(Jane Man) XMLModify function is introduced in DB2 10 for z/OS to do sub-document update, without reparsing the whole document. There is a big performance saving if the change is small (say an attribute value) when comparing to the size of the document.