Tag Archives: IBM

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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Day 3 at IDUG EMEA

Today was a jam packed day of presentations. Similar to yesterday being a “pureScale day” for me, today was a “performance day.” I am sure this was not by accident and the IDUG EMEA 2010 conference/program committee have to be … Continue reading

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Day 2 at IDUG EMEA

Today was basically a DB2 pureScale day for me and many midrange folks. Matt Huras and Aamer Sachedina gave excellent presentations giving an overview of pureScale and a deep dive into cluster services and monitoring and a walk-through hardware and … Continue reading

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DB2 9.7 is streets ahead of Oracle Database 11gR2 in ease of use study

Over the last few months our team of experts have undertaken an objective assessment of the complexity of several routine DBA activities, comparing Oracle Database 11g R2 and DB2 9.7.  During the course of this study we found that DB2 … Continue reading

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IBM DB2 pureScale: The Next Big Thing or a Solution Looking for a Problem?

In his latest article for Database Journal, Julian Stuhler takes a look at DB2 pureScale and the possible implications for the entire IBM DB2 world. For many years, DB2 for z/OS has been able to provide mainframe users with unmatched … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale now available for Linux on System x

At the IBM Smarter Systems Tour in Beijing yesterday IBM announced that DB2 pureScale is now available on System x.  This is great news as it will allow DB2 on System x users to benefit from the continuous availability and … Continue reading

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The industry’s fastest, most scalable and flexible enterprise server – IBM zEnterprise System

Last week IBM unveiled their latest mainframe – the IBM zEnterprise System. According to the official launch site the zEnterprise brings: The industry’s fastest enterprise system.  Delivering 50 BIPS, zEnterprise is ideal for large-scale data and transaction serving and mission … Continue reading

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Database Journal – IBM Information Management Trends

In his latest article for Database Journal Julian Stuhler shares his pick of the most important current trends in the world of IBM Information Management. Some are completely new and some are evolutions of existing technologies, and he’s betting that every … 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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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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