Category Archives: Information Management

Managing data growth – call for questions…

It’s your last chance to book your place on the upcoming “Managing the financial services data explosion” webinar on 9th July. This free webinar will be run by IBM Data Champion and Gold Consultant, Julian Stuhler and will feature a … Continue reading

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Cure your data headache!

Don’t miss your chance to hear from the experts on how to cure your data growth issues and deliver significant and ongoing cost savings. Join IBM Data Champion Julian Stuhler and industry insider Andrew Crouch of AVIVA on our upcoming … Continue reading

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Top 6 tips for a successful DB2 Performance Expert Deployment for DB2 for Linux, UNIX & Windows

Part 1 – Modifying settings, setting up alerts and using System Health data views Performance monitoring and tuning are critical tasks for a database administrator (DBA). DB2® Performance Expert helps DBAs tackle immediate performance problems, as well as avoid problems … Continue reading

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IBM Release the Cobra!

IBM have today announced the release of DB2 9.7 (aka Cobra) for Linux, Unix and Windows and InfoSphere Warehouse 9.7 New development capabilities in DB2 9.7 make it easier to move applications developed for other databases to the IBM platform. … Continue reading

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Join the Z series discussion

As BT famously pronounced “It’s good to talk” – and we’ve been doing a lot of that recently!  In particular we’ve been focussing our “chatty” attention to LinkedIn.  Because we enjoy talking we thought that it is quite likely that … Continue reading

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The information agenda

With IOD EMEA coming up up in June, IBM are producing a lot of collateral on the subject of the Information Agenda.  In this video Ambuj Goyal discusses how the Information Agenda accelerates your ability to share and deliver trusted … Continue reading

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The internal data threat

Those of you who subscribe to our newsletter will know that we have been looking at how organisations need to be aware and take control of the internal threat to their data. In his latest blog post Steve Katz talks about … Continue reading

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Is system z the right place for a data warehouse and BI solution?

Get the insights from IBM experts, together with Julian Stuhler, Triton Director and President of The International DB2 Users Group (IDUG).

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“Good information management is key to profitability”

Improving information management | silicon.com videos In this video from Silicon.com, Jonathan Steer, CEO of technology researchers The Bathwick Group discusses their findings from silicon.com’s management benchmark survey. A massive 2/3 of respondents felt that their current information systems were … Continue reading

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How many DB2 for z/OS Stored Procedure Applications?

As always, the answer to this is “it depends”! However, here are some basic rules of thumb that you may find useful: • Define an application environment specifically for your Java stored procedures. This should have NUMTCB set to a … Continue reading

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