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Tuning zIIPs for Fun and Profit with Julian Stuhler

If you were unable to attend IDUG EMEA in Prague this year you have another chance to learn from Julian’s presentation on “Tuning zIIPs for Fun and Profit”. Julian will be appearing on the DB2Night Show on Friday 5th December. … 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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IDUG EMEA 2014 – Day 3

This is my first attendance at an IDUG Technical conference. I have been reading and hearing a lot about IDUG over the years, but I have never had the opportunity to attend. I did however have some idea on the … Continue reading

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The Top Five Reasons for Choosing Remote Database Support – Proactive Vs Reactive

#3 Proactive Vs Reactive Expert DBA skills are often needed on different projects and so DBAs can find themselves spending more time on non-core functions. This means that the vital monitoring and management of the database can be sidelined.  Overworked … Continue reading

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DB2 10.5 “Cancun” Experiences: Iqbal Returns to the DB2Night Show

Triton’s very own Iqbal Goralwalla, Head of DB2 Midrange and Managed Services, will be presenting once again on DBI’s DB2Night Show. Iqbal will share early experiences in using DB2 10.5 FP4 “Cancun”.  This will include the use of Shadow tables … 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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Feeling Unsupported?

Sometimes it is necessary for organisations to stay on older, unsupported database versions. There are many reasons why an organisation may choose or be forced to stay on an out of support version of DB2: – Cost – an upgrade … Continue reading

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Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares & How to Avoid Them #3

Here is part three in our top ten DB2 support nightmares series. Here we look at why organisations can’t get by without a skilled DBA. Download if you dare! Top 10 DB2 support nightmares #3 from LauraHood

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Do you know what’s going on under the covers?

It is often the case that software applications are shipped alongside their preferred database, installed and used effectively with no issues. It doesn’t usually make too much difference what the database of choice by the application vendor is, as long … Continue reading

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INGEST as an ETL Tool – Don’t miss Mark Gillis on the DB2Night Show Tomorrow!

Listen to the REPLAY Our very own Mark Gillis will be making his debut appearance on the DB2Night Show tomorrow – make sure you tune in! Mark is one of our top DB2 experts working on DB2 LUW and supporting … Continue reading

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