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Time is running out! Plan your move

For organisations currently running DB2 LUW versions 9.7 or 10.1 time is running out. IBM will cease to support customers running either version from 30th September 2017, just 3 months away. For those organisations that haven’t begun their migration planning, … Continue reading

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Flexible DB2 Resourcing – Don’t take work on holiday with you this summer

Taking a break from DB2? With summer just around the corner many of us will be looking forward to a well-earned break. However, we all know how stressful the workplace can be in the lead up to a holiday. Managing … Continue reading

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DBA’s Holiday Checklist – DB2 cover

We’re so over winter….bring on spring! We all look forward to the lighter, brighter evenings and warm spring sunshine and not forgetting the all-important time off work, but what if your organisation has just one or two DBAs? Managing holiday … Continue reading

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Let Triton add some DB2 Magic to your Christmas holidays

It’s nearly the most wonderful time of the year.  Or something.  Whatever your thoughts on Christmas, whether you’re a fairy lights over your laptop or more of a Grinch who stole Christmas kind of techie there is no escape from … Continue reading

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Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares and How to Avoid Them #8

Number 8 in our Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares series. This month we take a look at what happens when organisations are not able to keep up to date with the latest DB2 technology.  Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares #8 … Continue reading

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

Imagine the scene – a broken database on an unsupported version of DB2, with no backups or log files to recover the database. Yes – this one really was the stuff of nightmares! Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares #7 from … Continue reading

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Top Five Reasons For Choosing Remote Database Support – Lack of Skills In-House

#4 Lack of skills in-house In the fourth instalment of our “Top Five Reasons for Choosing Remote Database Support” blog series we look at DBA skills. We work with organisations who do not have any DB2 skills in-house and organisations … Continue reading

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Addressing IT skills shortages within Local Authorities

Many local authorities are facing very difficult spending decisions and are dealing with running an IT service which is chronically understaffed in order to meet spending requirements. From working directly with public sector organisations we know how difficult this can … Continue reading

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What are the top five reasons for choosing remote database support?

#1 Cost No prizes for guessing that cost is a major factor for many organisations that choose remote database support. However, it’s not as clear-cut as you may think. When we looked at this issue more closely we discovered that … Continue reading

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Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares & How to Avoid Them #4

Here is part four in our top ten DB2 support nightmares series. Here we look at DBA performance! Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares #4 – Download if you dare! from Laura Hood

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