(Rafael Victoria-Pereira) Last time around, I mentioned that some business rules can be moved directly to the database as constraints and your input/output code can also go somewhere else: an I/O Server.
(Hugo Fuentes Chavez) The Cloud has become a new trend these days, and the benefits it offers as a new infrastructure proposition are quite vast, but in this article, we’ll assume you’re already familiarized with the concept and it promises.
(Dino Quintero, Mark Black, Ahmad Hussein, Bill McMillan, John Welch) This IBM Redpaper publication describes IBM Spectrum LSF Suite best practices installation topics, application checks for workload management, and high availability configurations by using theoretical knowledge and hands-on exerci
(Seth Dobrin) It’s been said that data is the most valuable resource on the planet. But most companies aren’t getting the maximum value out of their data. If you look at the top three things that are really needed in the marketplace, it’s really been around defining a data strategy, filling the skil
(Birgitta Hauser) STRSQL, the green-screen facility for executing SQL Statements, has had its days. Nevertheless, many SQL users still prefer this legacy interface over the Access Client Solutions (ACS) Run SQL Scripts facility.
(Joe Pluta) In my previous articles on this topic, I introduced extension files as a way to future-proof a legacy database and showed how to encapsulate those files in SQL access to allow growth.
(Brian Laube) Db2 for zOS V12 introduces a new UNLOAD authority permission for tables. This is “beside” the good-old-fashioned classic table authority permissions for SELECTAUTH, INSERTAUTH, DELETEAUTH, UPDATEAUTH, etc. etc.
(Dino Quintero, Daniel Casali, Ricardo Dobelin Barros, Luis Ferreira, Alain Fisher, Federico Fros, Luis Daniel Gonzalez, Miguel Gomez Gonzalez, Mahesh Gurugunti, Nicolas Joly, Boris Litichevsky, Gabriel Padilla, Sudipto Pal, Rogelio Rivera Gutierrez, Bogdan Savu, Ismael Solis Moreno, Richard Wale) T
(Ted Holt) At the RPG & DB2 Summit last October, I chanced to overhear Rob Bestgen of IBM telling Paul Tuohy of System i Developer about a practice that he and others in IBM Lab Services had seen, a practice which they found horrifying. “Oh, no!” I thought. “I’ve written about that for itjungle.com!
(Robert Catterall) At this time, many Db2 for z/OS-using organizations have already completed their migration to Db2 12. Others are still in the process of accomplishing that migration, or are finalizing migration plans.