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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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Coupling Facility Sizing Tool

Just a short blog entry this week: If you find yourself trying to build a parallel sysplex, one of the things you’ll need to do is establish how big your coupling facility (CF) needs to be. IBM provide a handy … Continue reading

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