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Exploit in-memory computing on DB2 12 for z/OS to realize gains

Previously I outlined the themes and highlights of DB2 12 for z/OS, including some high-level performance expectations. Let’s move on to look at a developing strategy to deliver performance and scalability improvements by the exploitation of large real memory, particularly the use of in-memory data structures optimised for performance. The two main items up…See More
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IBM DB2 12 for z/OS is ready for Hybrid Transactional Analytical Processing

IBM DB2 12 for z/OS became generally available on Oct. 21, 2016. It's perhaps sobering to reflect on the fact that DB2 was first announced in 1983 and released in 1985, but its roots—and the roots of all relational databases—go all the way back to mathematician and IBM Fellow Edgar F. Codd's ground-breaking 1970 paper, "A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks." Many major enhancements have…See More
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DB2 Analytics Accelerator in hybrid transactional-analytics environments at Virtual

September 16, 2014 from 11am to 12pm
Learn more about DB2 Analytics Accelerator & its impact on the business in the Sept 16 Webcast: The role of DB2 Analytics Accelerator in hybrid transactional-analytics environments Are you looking for faster and more direct access to data as it comes into your transactional system so it can be used in analytics? This webcast will discuss alternatives to creating and capitalizing on a hybrid transactional-analytics environment to help…See More
Aug 21, 2014
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DB2 11 for z/OS: Migration planning and early customer experiences – Parts 1 & 2 at On-line

March 18, 2014 from 11am to 12pm
Register now: http://bit.ly/1n2JCaw DB2 11 for z/OS: Migration planning and early customer experiences – Parts 1 & 2This webcast will be delivered in two parts. Please select both events when registering so that you receive a confirmation email for both webcasts with the links to attend.HighlightsTopicsImproved data sharing performance and efficiencyRunning applications with minimal disruption due to big data and mobileImproved query and…See More
May 19, 2014
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Webcast: DB2 10 Performance and Scalability – Top Tips to reduce costs “Out of the Box! “ at Online

July 10, 2012 from 11am to 12pm
Click here to register! HighlightsTopics include:•  Improved CPU performance and transaction response time•  More concurrent users per data sharing member and better scalability as processor size grows•  Better performance for disorganized data and indexes•  Performance enhancements for LOBs•  New functions for performance such as INCLUDE indexes, hash access and many more Speaker: Jeffery…See More
Jun 28, 2012
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"The answer is actually both. There are many customers with OMPE, but also many without, so it would be useful for the latter to know how to parse a record."
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Gareth replied to John Tobler's discussion Instrumentation White Paper
"Possibly add trace formatting. Analysis is too big a topic. Gareth Jones jonesgth@uk.ibm.com"
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Misconceptions and Old Wives Tales on DB2 Database Maintenance and Recovery at Virtual Event

July 7, 2009 from 11am to 12pm
Every DBA strives to maintain a healthy DB2 environment every day. However, there are numerous lingering misconceptions about database health to which many organizations fall prey. These misconceptions occur because Database Administrators believe in, or apply concepts that are, objectively false. Like old wives' tales, some misconceptions exist simply because they have been passed down from older generations. In terms of DB2, this means that even best practices true for older DB2 versions may…See More
Jun 11, 2009
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PCI DSS Compliance – Stay on Top! System z and DB2, Meeting the 12 Requirements, Safe, Secure and Cost Effectively at Virtual event

August 4, 2009 from 11am to 12pm
The rate at which we collect, store and process data continues to rapidly increase. Global communications make the world smaller and businesses more efficient as more and more information is processed electronically. But there is down side. From 1997 to 2007 credit card-related fraud grew from $1.46 billion to $5.49 billion, according to industry reports.. To defend against these attacks, a consortium of credit card companies worked together to develop the Payment Card Industry Data Security…See More
Jun 11, 2009

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Exploit in-memory computing on DB2 12 for z/OS to realize gains

Posted on February 22, 2017 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Previously I outlined the themes and highlights of DB2 12 for z/OS, including some high-level performance expectations. Let’s move on to look at a developing strategy to deliver performance and scalability improvements by the exploitation of large real memory, particularly the use of in-memory data structures optimised for performance.



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IBM DB2 12 for z/OS is ready for Hybrid Transactional Analytical Processing

Posted on January 11, 2017 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

IBM DB2 12 for z/OS became generally available on Oct. 21, 2016. It's perhaps sobering to reflect on the fact that DB2 was first announced in 1983 and released in 1985, but its roots—and the roots of all relational databases—go all the way back to mathematician and IBM Fellow Edgar F. Codd's ground-breaking 1970 paper, "A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks."



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