(Jon Paris) As I’m sure you know by now, IBM recently announced version 7.4 of IBM i. Along with major enhancements such as Db2 Mirror, we also got a number of new RPG features.
(Ember Crooks) I’m a command line gal, and probably always will be. I doubt a GUI will tempt me away from the command line, though I do find myself enjoying using things like Jupyter Notebook to also access the databases I support.
(Martin) 100% of our studio audience learned something!Maryela discussed ETL problems and solutions in the z/OS environment
This week’s guest is Jorge Castanon, a Sr. Data Scientist for Watson Studio at IBM. Host Al Martin and Jorge discuss some typical data problems currently plaguing the industry, and how Watson Studio makes dealing with those problems that much easier.
(Henrik Loeser) Last week the IDUG NA 2019 was held in Charlotte, NC. It featured 8 parallel tracks dedicated to Db2 for z/OS and Db2 for LUW and emerging technologies.
(Lockwood Lyon) As recently as a decade ago, database administrators had to execute many complex and interesting tasks such as capacity planning, SQL performance tuning and most recently supporting business analytics in the big data environment.
(Ember Crooks) The IDUG Conference in Charlotte this year was one of the best-run North American Conferences I have been to.
(Ted Holt) Suppose I needed to generate a large database table with random data in order to adequately test the performance of an SQL query.
(Christian May) This IBM Redpaper publication shows you how to deploy a database instance within a container using an IBM Cloud Private cluster on IBM Z.
(Robert Catterall) There is something I have encountered a couple of times (most recently, just a month ago) that can have a negative performance impact on a Db2 for z/OS system, and it’s something of which quite a few Db2 people are, I think, unaware.