Tag Archives: continuous availability

Remote DBA Service For Business-Critical Support!

Making sure you have the correct number of Database Administrators in your team can be a demanding subject to address.  Variations in the amount of work your team has to handle;  demands on your time from all areas of the … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale now available for Linux on System x

At the IBM Smarter Systems Tour in Beijing yesterday IBM announced that DB2 pureScale is now available on System x.  This is great news as it will allow DB2 on System x users to benefit from the continuous availability and … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale: Scalability Demo

This video highlights how easily and instantly you can scale your workloads by simply adding a member to the DB2 pureScale cluster. It also shows how quickly DB2 pureScale recovers in case of a member failure. For more information on … Continue reading

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IBM DB2 pureScale presentation

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IBM Introduces pureScale

IBM have announced their newest software technology, pureScale, onto the market.  This is a major change to the DB2 market-place bringing mainframe-type clustering capabilities to the midrange platform. Jointly developed by the IBM Toronto Software Lab and Power Systems Lab in Austin, … Continue reading

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How to set up application server to access DB2 z/OS with high availability

DB2 for z/OS data sharing is well-acknowledged by industry experts for providing the highest availability, and addressing planned and unplanned outages. Nevertheless, end-users only care that their task is executed. If the application server cannot reach out to the database … Continue reading

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Insight from the sharp-end of IT

Take a look at IT management from a different perspective. James Cockayne, Principal DBA at Camelot Group gives us his views on key issues for DBAs, virtualization solutions and how a DBA can ensure they get that all important beauty … Continue reading

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DB2 9.7 – Minimize planned outages when making changes to your database objects

IBM DB2 9.7 introduces enhancements that allow you to make changes to the database objects while keeping these objects fully accessible to the database users during the modification. These enhancements allow database administrators to make vital changes to the database … Continue reading

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Scaling DB2 in the Cloud

David Tung, Solutions Architect at xkoto Inc., talks about GRIDSCALE load balancer for DB2 databases and its use for building very elastic DB2 solutions for Cloud Computing.

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xkoto named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

Congratulations to our partners at xkoto for their latest accolade of “Cool Vendor” in the recently released Gartner report, “Cool Vendors in IT Operations and Virtualization, 2009.”

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