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GDPC – Expert Guidance From Triton Consulting

It’s well known that DB2 pureScale is an IT department’s ‘must-have’ product to cope with its customers’ growing workloads.  It provides outstanding database scalability which is unlimited, plus continuous availability and application transparency.  However, any single-site system, even a DB2 … Continue reading

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Enhancements to DB2 pureScale

Over the last year there have been some exciting enhancements to DB2 pureScale.  At IDUG EMEA Matt Huras, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Toronto Laboratory, gave an excellent presentation which ran through some of the key enhancements including: More platform choices – … Continue reading

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Day 3 at IDUG EMEA – DB2 pureScale

By Iqbal Goralwalla Today was a DB2 pureScale day for me and yes, I did manage to pass a certification exam as well! The pressure is off! The day started with an excellent presentation by Steve Rees (IBM) on performance … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale Performance Proven – Part 2

Delivering a resilient system is all well and good, but if it doesn’t perform adequately due to excessive clustering overheads the technology is useless. Therefore, we have also been seeing quite how far we can push our system (which is … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale Performance Proven Part 1

One of the major benefits of going down the pureScale route is resilience: it is possible to configure a system so there is no single point of failure, and the loss of any given component will not result in an … Continue reading

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Information Management.com run IBM pureScale Vs Oracle Exadata Webcast

Philip Howard, IT analyst with Bloor Research provides a comprehensive comparison of IBM and Oracle systems for online transaction processing (OLTP) 24th March 2011 – register now. In his review, he examines many aspects of IBM pureScale Application System and … Continue reading

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Latest Confessions of a DB2 Geek Podcast available to download

In the latest installment in the “Confessions of a DB2 Geek” podcast series we go back to looking at DB2 pureScale.  Our resident expert James Gill talks about Triton’s very own Commodity Cluster and what we have learnt from installing … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale – all you need to know

We’ve been doing a lot of work and producing a lot of articles, webcasts and general information on DB2 pureScale over the last 12 months.  So here is a list of links to everything we have produced on DB2 pureScale.  … Continue reading

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Black Friday causes seasonal workload spikes – how did you cope?

Paypal today shared it’s transaction figures for Black Friday - 26th November – (traditionally the busiest online shopping day of the year).  Transactions went up by 27% on last year and spending amounts were up 19% compared with a normal Friday. http://www.gadgetvenue.com/paypal-black-friday-statistics-reveal-transactions-27-11290007/  … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale – not just for the techies!

Over the last few months there has been much interest and excitement about DB2 pureScale, mainly from the technical DB2 community.  Our own technical team have certainly been impressed with the advances IBM have made for DB2 LUW.  However, although … Continue reading

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