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IBM Open London Business Analytics Centre to Focus on UK Financial Services Sector

In his recent IOD 2009 blog posts Julian talked about IBM’s new Information-Led Transformation and Business Analytics strategy.  In a continuation of their commitment to this, IBM have opened a new Analytics Solution Centre in London. The initial focus will … Continue reading

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Top 6 tips for a successful DB2 Performance Expert Deployment for DB2 for Linux, UNIX & Windows

Part 1 – Modifying settings, setting up alerts and using System Health data views Performance monitoring and tuning are critical tasks for a database administrator (DBA). DB2® Performance Expert helps DBAs tackle immediate performance problems, as well as avoid problems … Continue reading

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IBM Release the Cobra!

IBM have today announced the release of DB2 9.7 (aka Cobra) for Linux, Unix and Windows and InfoSphere Warehouse 9.7 New development capabilities in DB2 9.7 make it easier to move applications developed for other databases to the IBM platform. … Continue reading

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Podcast – Julian Stuhler on IDUG, the International DB2 Users Group

Julian Stuhler, President of the International DB2 User Group (IDUG) and Triton Consulting Solutions Delivery Director, talks to Scott Laningham of IBM Developerworks about the IDUG mission, benefits and events and how IDUG stands out from other user groups. Click … Continue reading

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The information agenda

With IOD EMEA coming up up in June, IBM are producing a lot of collateral on the subject of the Information Agenda.  In this video Ambuj Goyal discusses how the Information Agenda accelerates your ability to share and deliver trusted … Continue reading

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Coupling Facility Sizing Tool

Just a short blog entry this week: If you find yourself trying to build a parallel sysplex, one of the things you’ll need to do is establish how big your coupling facility (CF) needs to be. IBM provide a handy … Continue reading

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RESTORE.EXE Updated – 64-bit DB2 Support

As the title says, restore.exe (automated redirected restore with TSM support) has been tested against DB2 UDB V8.2 on Windows 2003 Server 64-bit (64-bit instance) and works. Next port will be to Linux 32-bit. Porting to 64-bit will be problematic … Continue reading

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