Category Archives: James Gill

IDUG EMEA 2016 – Day 1

IDUG EMEA 2016 is taking place in Brussels, so travel options were a bit more flexible this year. Having decided not to spend most of the day in the queue for security in Stansted airport, we opted to go via … Continue reading

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IDUG EMEA 2015 Day 1

Arriving at lunchtime in Dublin the Sunday before the IDUG EMEA 2015 conference kicks off does leave one with half a day to kill. The half day in question was blustery with the threat of rain and so we elected … Continue reading

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IBM Announce the zEnterprise zEC12

The next generation of zSeries hardware was announced on Tuesday 28th August. The zEC12 is faster (5.5GHz cores), and will run more processors (up to 101 general purpose) than the previous generations of z. All of this adds up to … Continue reading

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GDPC – Expert Guidance From Triton Consulting

It’s well known that DB2 pureScale is an IT department’s ‘must-have’ product to cope with its customers’ growing workloads.  It provides outstanding database scalability which is unlimited, plus continuous availability and application transparency.  However, any single-site system, even a DB2 … Continue reading

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A wintry morning in Prague….

….and two DB2 Geeks are taking part in the DB2 Seek the Geek Quiz! James and Iqbal of Triton Consulting give the DB2 Seek the Geek quiz a run-through.  If you’re there, make sure you enter.  The first step is … Continue reading

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Looking forward to IDUG EMEA

It’s the final countdown to IDUG EMEA!  We’re really looking forward to the event this year, there’s so much going on.  We’re sending three of our top DB2 Geeks.  Julian Stuhler will be heading out to Prague early as he … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale availability demo – Member Failure & Recovery

In this video our resident DB2 pureScale expert, James Gill shares a live demonstration of what happens when a member fails in a DB2 pureScale cluster. For more information on DB2 pureScale visit www.triton.co.uk/purescale/

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Five Days in the labs – Part 2. DB2 pureScale Coupling Facility

By James Gill We were lucky enough to get an opportunity to spend a week in the IBM Boeblingen Labs in Germany, to get some hands on experience with DB2 9.8 – pureScale – or Data Sharing on mid-range.  The … Continue reading

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Five Days in the Labs – Part 1

Last month we were delighted to be given the opportunity to visit IBM’s research and development centre in Boeblingen, Germany.  Before I get on to what exactly we were doing there I’d like to share a little information about the … Continue reading

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Triton are first IBM Business Partners in Europe to work with pureScale

We’re delighted to announce that we are the first IBM Busuiness partners in Europe to work with pureScale! Arguably IBM’s most important new feature for DB2 LUW, pureScale was anounced in October last year and quickly caught the attention of … Continue reading

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