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Read how Banco do Brasil migrated to IBM Db2 Utilities

Banco do Brasil, one of the largest worldwide Db2 sites, migrated to using IBM Db2 Utilities. This article was first presented at the IBM THINK 2018 Conference and is now published in the IBM Systems Magazine, online now.  http://ibmsystemsmag.com/mainframe/administrator/db2/banco-do-brasil/

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Added by Calene Janacek on November 13, 2018 at 19:37 — No Comments

IBM Announces Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS - General Availability - November 23, 2018

IBM Announces Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS

General Availability: November 23, 2018

IBM Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS helps you deliver Db2 applications to market faster with lower costs and less risk:

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Added by Calene Janacek on October 8, 2018 at 8:00 — No Comments

The new SQL Reference for Cross-Platform Development is here!

Version 6 of the…

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Added by Paul McWilliams on October 3, 2018 at 23:56 — No Comments

XIII PDUG Wrocław Conference. Summary

On  20-21 September took place the XIII Conference of the Polish DB2 User Group. The meeting place was the Scandic hotel in Wroclaw. We would like to thank all the guests for participation in the conference - speakers for technical presentations and our sponsor UBS for their support! Over 96 participants came to Wrocław! We also thank IBM for funding the voucher for the upcoming IDUG conference to be held in Malta in November. The voucher covers the costs of registration at IDUG Malta…

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Added by Sekowski Pawel on September 27, 2018 at 11:26 — No Comments

IBM Db2 AI for z/OS and Db2 12 function level 503 available now!

 



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Added by Paul McWilliams on September 21, 2018 at 17:26 — No Comments

IBM announces IBM Db2 AI for z/OS TODAY! General Availability - September 21, 2018

IBM announces IBM Db2 AI for z/OS

General Availability - September 21, 2018

I'm very excited to let you know that today IBM Announced Db2 AI for z/OS. IBM Db2 AI for z/OS (Db2ZAI) empowers the Db2 for z/OS optimizer to…

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Added by Surekha Parekh on September 11, 2018 at 15:52 — No Comments

Db2 for z/OS monitoring: Evaluating deadlock and timeout events on the Enhanced 3270 UI

New features are being continuously added to the OMEGAMON for Db2 Performance Expert Enhanced 3270 User Interface.  A continued investment in the 3270 UI demonstrates a commitment to synergy and integration with the entire OMEGAMON family of products. This blog describes the latest feature introduced through the version 5.4.0 service stream.

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Deadlocks and timeouts are a fairly routine occurrence in Db2 as applications…

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Added by Paul Kenney on August 10, 2018 at 22:28 — No Comments

Enhanced SQL MERGE—a Db2 12 greatest hit with John Campbell

Back in Version 9, Db2 for z/OS introduced minimal support for MERGE statementst, only providing an upsert capability with limited functionality. Db2 12 for z/OS enhances MERGE statements to be consistent with the SQL 2016 Core standard, as…

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Added by Paul McWilliams on August 1, 2018 at 22:51 — No Comments

Db2 for z/OS Master Classes

The first Db2 for z/OS Master Class to be hosted by IBM Europe was recently held at IBM Hursley. The next invitation-only session at IBM Silicon Valley Laboratory is already full, but future session are planned.  For the full story, see Db2 for z/OS Master Classes.


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Added by Paul McWilliams on July 18, 2018 at 16:53 — No Comments

Register for IDUG EMEA Db2 Tech Conference 2018 - Join IDUG's 30th Anniversary Celebrations

Register Now for IDUG Malta 2018 Early Bird Discount Available

and join IDUG's 30th Anniversary celebrations !

http://bit.ly/IDUGMalta2018

#Db2 #Analytics #Cloud #ML #DataScience #Db2z #IDUGDb2 #IDUG30 …

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Added by Erwin Hattingh on May 30, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments

New SQL pagination syntax - a Db2 12 greatest hit with John Campbell

Db2 12 for z/OS introduces new SQL syntax that makes the difficult task of coding efficient SQL pagination—returning a portion of a result set based on data position—much easier for application developers. Read more in New SQL pagination syntax - a Db2 12 greatest hit with John…

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Added by Paul McWilliams on May 22, 2018 at 21:25 — No Comments

Fast index traversal - a Db2 12 greatest hit with John Campbell

Fast index traversal is one of the the most important new performance features in Db2 12 for z/OS. It is an in-memory index performance optimization that enables Db2 to do fast index lookup, by avoiding expensive index B-tree traversal.…

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Added by Paul McWilliams on May 8, 2018 at 17:53 — No Comments

Db2 12 function level 502 now available with z/OS data set encryption support and more

We're proud to announce that Db2 for 12 for z/OS function level 502 is now available!

Function level 502 introduces support for new policy controls in Db2 12 for…

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Added by Paul McWilliams on April 30, 2018 at 21:30 — No Comments

IDUG EMEA Db2 Tech Conference , Bring A Friend !

Register and BRING A FRIEND , and get 60% discount for …
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Added by Erwin Hattingh on April 27, 2018 at 13:09 — No Comments

Hot off the Press - Db2 for z/OS Continuous Delivery Redbook by Chris Crone - IBM DE

Hot off the Press - Db2 for z/OS Continuous Delivery Redbook

by Chris Crone - IBM DE

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This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides key information about continuous delivery in IBM Db2® 12 for z/OS®. It discusses how continuous delivery works and the changes that have been made in Db2 12 to support continuous delivery,…

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Added by Surekha Parekh on April 24, 2018 at 18:49 — 1 Comment

How I became a Db2 for z/OS DBA... OVERNIGHT!

I imagine my story is not entirely uncommon, but it is certainly unique to me. I was a SQL Server DBA for 7 years at Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance, when a sudden personnel change led me to becoming our company’s new Db2 for z/OS DBA, (in addition to my role as the SQL Server DBA) literally overnight.   Because I had database experience, management thought this made sense and would not be out of my realm of knowledge or comfort.  Anyone working with Db2, z/OS, knows there is so much…

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Added by Brandon Hodges on April 2, 2018 at 13:46 — No Comments

Attention All Db2 User Groups Leaders!

IBM and IDUG will again be raffling off complimentary IDUG Conference Passes to the 2018 IDUG Tech Conference in Philadelphia, PA during the week of April 29 - May 3.

If your user group is a Virtual Group on the…

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Added by Judy H. Nall on March 23, 2018 at 13:00 — No Comments

Congratulations to Polish Db2 User Group - Great Job!

Thank you "@DB2_PDUG for recognizing #IBM's sponsorship, great #Db2 User Group growing from strength to strength  over 100+ members on World of Db2…
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Added by Surekha Parekh on March 21, 2018 at 12:37 — No Comments

IDUG DB2 Data and Analytics Technical Summit in Chennai, India March 29, 2018

Announcing the 2018 IDUG Chennai Data and Analytics Technical Summit!

IDUG in collaboration with IBM are offering this great opportunity for all database professionals in India to enhance their productivity, gain new skills and influence the quality, usability and support of IBM Data Management…
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Added by Sandy Flippen on March 19, 2018 at 17:32 — No Comments

IDUG DB2 Data and Analytics Technical Summit in Bengaluru, India March 27th, 2018

Announcing the 2018 IDUG Bengaluru Data and Analytics Technical Summit!

IDUG in collaboration with IBM are offering this great opportunity for all database professionals in India to enhance their productivity, gain new skills and influence the quality, usability and support of IBM Data Management technology.…

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Added by Sandy Flippen on March 16, 2018 at 18:00 — No Comments

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