Category Archives: Remote DBA

Triton’s Solution for Out of Support DB2 LUW Software

As IBM Premier Business Partners, Triton Consulting is in the process of making customers aware of the impending need to migrate their DB2 LUW software versions 9.1 and older. We recognise that sometimes it’s necessary for organisations to remain on … Continue reading

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Triton DB2 Experts Recognised as IBM Champions for a Successive Year

London UK – 14th March:  IBM this week announced Julian Stuhler, Solutions Delivery Director and Iqbal Goralwalla, Head of DB2 Midrange Services, Triton Consulting as two of their Information Champions for 2012. IBM introduced the Information Champion Program in 2008 … Continue reading

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Seek the Geek – Episode 1

How will our DBA cope with Rogue SQL and Data Corruption? What will happen when the “BIG BOSS” DB2 Version Migration is deployed? Seek the Geek to find out! Tweet

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Top 5 reasons for choosing a managed service for your database

In recent years the move to outsource IT or business processes has really taken hold.  There are definite benefits to outsourcing all or part of an organisations’ database management systems.  Access to specialised resources which may not be available or … 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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The DB2Night Show sets new records with TOP DB2 LUW Support Issues

Last week Triton’s Julian Stuhler appeared on the ever popular DB2Night Show run by DBI software.  We’re delighted to report that this issue on “Top DB2 LUW Support Issues” set a new record for audience registrations.  Julian shared an assortment … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss The DB2Night Show Episode #39 – Top DB2 Support Issues and Solutions with Julian Stuhler

If you haven’t already marked your diary then grab a pen and make a note!  This Friday our very own Julian Stuhler will be a guest on The DB2Night Show™, the ever popular show from DBI Software.  Join in to hear him share his views … Continue reading

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DBAs – who needs ‘em?!

A cautionary tale of why not investing in skilled DBAs can have terrible consequences for the business. We received a frantic call one evening from a customer asking for immediate help. DB2 had “hung” and no activity could be performed … 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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