By Antone Gonsalves – IBM wants to lure small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) away from Microsoft. It is doing that with software designed for this market and which are priced lower.<br><br>IBM already sells an Express version of its DB2 database for US$5,449 per 50 users, considerably less than
By Jim Ruddy – DB2 programmers: Are your DBAs holding out on you? If they haven’t told you about utility functions you could use instead of maintaining Cobol or C programs, you should probably ask them to. Programmers Only columnist Bonnie Baker suggested that I put together a column about some topi
By Lisa Vaas – The new DB2 Problem Determination Mastery Exam is designed to give database administrators the skills to investigate and isolate database issues such as the implementation of workarounds or fixes; to deal with common installation issues such as upgrades, instance creation and license
By Jeff Jones – DB2 UDB and the IBM DB2 information management portfolio represent one element of what IBM calls middleware, software that serves as the glue uniting systems and software applications. DB2 is one of five IBM Software brands: DB2, WebSphere®, Lotus®, Tivoli® and Rational. This article
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(Chris Fierros) This article is the first in a series of articles on DB2 UDB and Windows scripting. This article shows database administrators how to script administration tasks with DB2 UDB on the Windows operating systems.
The company needed a cost-effective solution, which would be able to grow with its business needs, and eventually found an answer to its needs through IBM business partner Theta Systems.The database specialist came up with a web and database solution using IBM’s DB2 UDB (Universal Database)
Toronto Lab experts give you the latest and greatest on what you need to know about Java programming in DB2 UDB v8.
by Mike Biere – In Making Business Intelligence Work, IBM expert Mike Biere shows managers how to create and implement a coherent BI plan that reflects users needs. Biere identifies solutions for obstacles that cause many business intelligence projects to fail. The book covers how to set appropriate
By Quentin Presley – Interested in making DB2 data available through the use of Web services? This tutorial shows you the steps to create two stored procedures and then convert the stored procedures into Web services that access DB2 data. The Web services will provide insert capability, and the capa