Tag Archives: continuous availability

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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High Availability Technologies for DB2

In one of our recent blog posts Paul Stoker chats to James Cockayne of EDS about some of the headaches of managing databases in a 24/7 environment. we looked at some of the high availability solutions in the market.  We’re running … Continue reading

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Paul Stoker chats to James Cockayne of EDS about some of the headaches of managing databases in a 24/7 environment.

Just how important is it for organisations to ensure they have a robust database availability & disaster recovery solution? The database is always the lynchpin of an application.  Without the database, the application doesn’t function, and there’s a bunch of … Continue reading

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24/7 System Availability

In a news posting on Silicon.com on 7th Jan it was reported that salesforce.com experienced a service disruption on 6th January leaving system users unable to access their applications.  The problem occurred when a core network device failed, stopping all … Continue reading

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