(Troy L Coleman) When IBM decides to remove a function from DB2 for z/OS (or any DB2 offering), it’s generally publicized in in the DB2 for z/OS announcement letter. See the DB2 12 for z/OS announcement letter, for instance.
(Joe Pluta) In a previous article, I discussed how naming conventions really help in database design and programming, and in so doing I touched upon the concept of the field reference file. Field reference files are an easy way to make sure your data elements are consistent, but I’ll bet you didn’t
(Craig S. Mullins) After a long day of dealing with problems the DBA and his intern were readying themselves to head home for the evening. The mentor glanced over at his trainee and saw that something was troubling him.
(Meg Bernal, Tammie Dang and Acacio Ricardo Gomes Pessoa) IBM DB2 12 for z/OS delivers key innovations that increase availability, reliability, scalability, and security for your business-critical information.
(Roman Kharkovski) At the end of 2016 I spent some time performance testing IBM MQ, Pivotal RabbitMQ and Apache ActiveMQ in a Docker environment.
(Scott) From time to time we’ve received feedback that finding content on The DB2Night Show™ is challenging. We’re going to let you in on a well kept secret – SEARCHING The DB2Night Show replays, and other DBI hosted blogs, is now EASY!
(Troy L Coleman) I was recently asked about activating a trace that sends information about DB2 11 index cleanup threads to the IBM System Management Facility (SMF).
(U. Siddiqui) As discussed in Part 1, tracing is disabled by default when you use the Business Rules service for IBM Bluemix.
(Scott) Again, 100% of our audience learned something! When you listen to our replay, take note of the millions of miles that George has flown around the world. While he’s on the airplanes, he writes books and develops really cool tools to help learn about DB2.
(David Shirey) About six months ago, I talked about the relatively new DB2 for i Service tool and why it was pretty nifty. Now, let’s take a closer look at it and see how you actually use it.