(Kim May) Last week’s annual International Db2 Users Group (IDUG) Conference in Philadelphia was interesting and – as always – a great time to reconnect with friends and colleagues.
(Joe Pluta) OK, “exciting” may be stretching it just a little, but “helpful” and “appreciated” definitely come to mind when looking at some of the new features in the editor.
(Jon Paris) From time to time, many of us have to find solutions for handling our old non-normalized tables in an efficient manner. It would be nice to have the luxury of redesigning and normalizing these databases, but real life is not like that.
(Robert Neugebauer) Data is the cornerstone of business and it exists everywhere. You can find it in databases and big data clusters, in branch offices or manufacturing devices, in ATMs, in cars, trucks and in sensors.
(Troy L Coleman) Before migrating from Db2 11 to Db2 12 for, you must verify that all IBM Db2 tools are supported.
(Lydia Parziale) IBM LinuxONE is a portfolio of hardware, software, and solutions for an enterprise-grade Linux environment. It is designed to run more transactions faster and with more security and reliability specifically for the open community. It fully embraces open source-based technology.
(Robert Catterall) Db2 9 for z/OS became generally available back in 2007. In the years since, most of the features introduced with Db2 9 have been broadly put to use. An interesting exception is the auto-sizing of buffer pools, implemented via the AUTOSIZE(YES) option of the -ALTER BUFFERPOOL comma
(Andrew Chan) IBM Website Monitoring is a comprehensive solution for website probing and alerting. This software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering consists of:
(Henrik Loeser) Recently, I gave a talk on SQL Recursion. One of the cool features in Db2 that I (re-)discovered for that presentation is that there are two different forms of syntax for recursive queries. One is the Common Table Expression (CTE), another the CONNECT BY syntax.
Simon Lightstone, lead offering manager for DB2 on Cloud and Hosted, explains IBM’s position on hybrid data management storage, including how to manage the important issue of data migration.