Category Archives: z/OS

DB2 10- Justifying the Upgrade

In his recent webcast, Julian Stuhler looked at the financial justification of migrating to DB2 10 for z/OS.  Click here to view it on demand or see the slides below. Tweet

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Migration Month – DB2 10 Overview, Get Ready to Plan your Migration!

Last week Triton Consulting & IBM hosted a webcast on DB2 10 Migration Planning.  Click here to watch the replay or view the presentation below: Don’t forget to register for the next episode – DB2 10, Justifying the Upgrade on 10th … Continue reading

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DB2 10 Webcasts with DB2 Experts from Triton & IBM

With many organiations already in the planning stages of their next DB2 for z/OS version upgrade and V8 going out of support in just 4 months we decided that November really should be Migration Month! With that in mind we … Continue reading

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DB2 10 for z/OS – New feature announcement

DB2 10 for z/OS has been GA since October 2010, but one or two features weren’t quite ready at that time. One of the more eagerly awaited enhancements extend the access path management capabilities of DB2 10, via the APREUSE … Continue reading

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DB2 10 for z/OS – Why IT Executives Need to Take Note

This release of DB2 10 for z/OS should make IT executives sit up and listen when their technical teams come to them with their upgrade justifications and this is why…. At the end of October 2010 IBM launched the latest version … Continue reading

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DB2 10 for z/OS Documentation Updates

DB2 10 Update The long-awaited DB2 Performance Topics Redbook is nearly ready! A draft is now available at http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redpieces/abstracts/SG247942.html?Open&myns=swgimgmt&mynp=OCSSEPEK&mync=R  and anyone interested in learning more about the technical implementation of those lovely new DB2 10 features should take a look. … Continue reading

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Our favourite new features in DB2 10 z/OS – part 2

Virtual Storage Enhancements In V8 IBM began a major project to transform DB2 into a 64-bit RDBMS.  The groundwork was laid to provide some scalability improvements but a lot of DBM1 objects remained below the 2GB bar. In the DB2 … Continue reading

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Our favourite new features in DB2 10 z/OS – part 1

CPU/Performance Improvements Most releases of DB2 in the past have kept performance regression very low, with customers typically taking a CPU hit of less than 5% out of the box (and all or some of that could usually be clawed … Continue reading

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First chance to hear early experiences and lessons learned with DB2 10 for z/OS

John Campbell, Distiguished Engineer at IBM is leading this webcast which will discuss the very early experiences and lessons to be learned with DB2 10 for z/OS. It will provide quick hits on preparing for and executing the migration, performance expectations … Continue reading

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