Tag Archives: Db2 z/OS

APAR UPDATE – INSERT performance in critical DB2 9 for z/OS tables

Are you trying to improve INSERT performance in your critical DB2 9 for z/OS tables? Many DB2 experts have given excellent presentations on this important subject, and there are several good techniques you can use to reduce the elapsed time for … Continue reading

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The buzz at this year’s IOD has been incredible!

In an interview recorded live from IBM’s IOD event in Las Vegas, Julian Stuhler tells us that he thinks the buzz around this year’s event has been “incredible”!  ibmdatamanagement on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free Julian also gives some breaking news … Continue reading

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With DB2 10 for z/OS, IBM has once again redefined the benchmark for large-scale database systems

So, DB2 10 for z/OS has arrived and it looks to be capturing a lot of interest in the market-place.  Over 800 people attendeed an IBM webcast this week to hear about it.  Our very own Julian Stuhler kicked off … Continue reading

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Ultimate protection for your business data – IBM information protection solutions for System z

Latest Webcast from IBM This session will cover the end-to-end monitoring, alerting and protection of information that’s stored on or managed by System z. You’ll see how it can help: Ensure compliance by properly controlling who sees, uses and accesses your … Continue reading

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Improving your life as a DBA in today’s turbulent environment

Webcast from IBM. April 20, 2010, 11 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, 3:00 p.m. UTC The life of a database administrator (DBA) is not easy these days. Database performance issues, worries about data corruption and loss, expanding business requirements, and rising chargeback … Continue reading

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Julian Stuhler’s Guest Blog on “Getting the Most out of DB2 for z/OS and System z”

I’d like to follow up on a topic last mentioned in this very column last November, on the subject of “Not Accounted” time (link here ). The list of possible explanations for not accounted time that Willie referred to was … Continue reading

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DB2 10 for z/OS: Helping you improve operational efficiencies and gain competitive advantage

13th April – click here to book for the live event or to register for the replay. Competitive pressures are common across most enterprise shops and they pose similar challenges, including lowering operating costs through CPU cycle reductions while still … Continue reading

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DB2 Geek Confession of the Month

March 2010- Unintended Consequences We’ve all done it.  You see a great new feature in DB2 and jump headling into using it without fully appreciating all of the implications.  Here’s a case in point: One of our clients is a … Continue reading

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DB2 10 for z/OS Beta Launch

It’s a big news day in the world of DB2 for z/OS with IBM announcing the Beta Launch of DB2 10.  There has been much speculation about how this version is going to look and we had a sneak preview … Continue reading

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Don’t forget – Hints and tips to get the most out of IBM DB2 9 for z/OS

January 26, 2010, 11 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, 4:00 p.m. UTC Learn about the wealth of new features in DB2 9 for z/OS!  Join this free teleconference from IBM and you will see how it’s new features improve business efficiency … Continue reading

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