Category Archives: DB2 Monitoring

What to do when you’re forced to stay on out of date software

In an ideal world all organisations would be running the latest software versions and upgrading when new versions came out, in order to benefit from the latest innovations and also to ensure that software was officially supported by the vendor. … Continue reading

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DB2DART – Hints & Tips for the DBA

In his recent presentation on the DB2Night Show, Iqbal Goralwalla shared with attendees hints and tips on using DB2DART to achieve storage reclamation, address index corruption, extract data and remove backup pending status.  100% of attendees at the live show said … Continue reading

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DB2 Support Video – Monitoring transaction times

In our latest video demo our Remote DBA team show how they use Brother-Thoroughbred® from DBI Software to measure customer’s transaction times, time distributions and service level attainments.   Tweet

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Triton Expert Headlining the DB2Night Show™ – All About DB2DART

We’re excited that one of our top DB2 Geeks, Iqbal Goralwalla will be presenting on next weeks’ DB2Night Show.  His specialist subject will be DB2DART. There are several powerful and important commands in DB2 LUW and “db2dart” is among the … Continue reading

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Remote DBA In Action

  Find out how Remote DBA works!  We have produced a series of videos to show exactly what DB2 support from Triton is all about.  The below video gives an outline of the service and an overview of the performance … Continue reading

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DB2 Performance Tuning in Action

Triton have released a series of product demos showing the industry leading database performance monitoring and tuning software from DBI Software. Our Remote DBA team use these tools to proactively monitor customer databases.  Triton Consulting are partners with Texas based … Continue reading

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A “normal” day for the DB2 Support team

As part of the DB2 Support team at Triton I’ve been working with DBI tools for the last 6 months when we began using them to help manage and support our DB2 Remote DBA clients.  Things have been going well. … Continue reading

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Make sure your tools are up to the job

We had a customer who had a COGNOS 8/BI development environment running against DB2 AIX V9.5.  They were having issues with extremely long elapsed times for COGNOS-generated queries (over 30 minutes!).  Temp space was being exceeded and users were increasing … Continue reading

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Don’t expect to get by without any DB2 skills

This is quite a common issue in many organisations where development is carried out offshore and there is a local admin/support function but no local DBA resource. In this story Triton were initially brought in as a “one off” exercise … Continue reading

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Latest from the DB2 Geeks – 5 Clicks to DB2 Success!

Have you heard the latest from the DB2 Geek?!  If not then take a look http://www.triton.co.uk/confessions-of-a-db2-geek/article/38/5-Clicks-to-DB2-Success! We chat to Scott Hayes to get the inside info on his “5 clicks to success” methodology.  Being a fellow DB2 Geek, Scott was … Continue reading

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