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IBM Db2 AI for z/OS 1.3 is here!

Announcing IBM Db2 AI for z/OS 1.3 – the evolution continues -- moving enterprise relational databases into the future!


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Added by Paul McWilliams on June 23, 2020 at 16:28 — 2 Comments

IBM announces Db2 for z/OS Data Gate general availability

Check out http://ibm.biz/Db2DataGate Timely, cloud access to Db2 for z/OS data without accessing Db2 for z/OS.

Reduce the cost of mission critical workloads. Simplify data delivery for new cloud, analytics and mobile applications with improved data currency. Drive greater value from IBM Z.

 

IBM Db2 Data Gate provides an integrated, resilient, standardized approach, designed to be more reliable, less complex and less…

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Added by Jonathan Sloan on June 19, 2020 at 14:11 — No Comments

IBM Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS - Hints and Tips Webcast

TITLE:  Things I wish I knew about the IBM Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

Date:  Tuesday, June 23rd

Time:  11: 00 AM EST

REGISTRATION URL: https://bit.ly/2ULEH8r



If you are a Db2 for z/OS Database Administrator, Developer or System Programmer, you probably use the Db2 Administration Tool daily and often.  Are you aware of all its features and functions?  As…

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Added by Calene Janacek on June 16, 2020 at 17:45 — No Comments

Can IBM Z and Db2 for z/OS play a role in your Hybrid Cloud infrastructure?

With all the hype around new technology, cloud platforms and development approaches, you might be wondering how IBM Z and the transactional data that resides on it fit into this changing landscape. Read the new IBM Z e-Book

The optimal position for today’s IT organization is to be a full-fledged partner with lines of business to drive revenue and deliver on an organization’s strategy. IT organizations need to modernize. This means…

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Added by Jonathan Sloan on June 15, 2020 at 15:41 — No Comments

DB2 for z/OS Locking for Application Developers Part 8

Welcome to part eight of this blog series on DB2 Locking for Application Developers, which is about considerations for coding your application not only for data integrity (the main focus of this series of articles), but also for performance and concurrency, taking into account the transaction isolation levels in effect…

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Added by Carol Davis-Mann on June 12, 2020 at 15:02 — No Comments

DB2 for z/OS Locking for Application Developers Part 7

By Gareth Copplestone-Jones, Triton Consulting

This is the seventh article in the series on DB2 Locking for Application Developers. So far we’ve covered a lot of topics, including the ACID database transaction properties, lock size, lock mode and lock duration, transaction isolation levels and data…

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Added by Carol Davis-Mann on May 20, 2020 at 15:09 — No Comments

Build Your Hybrid Cloud Skills with Db2 Community Edition and Openshift

There has been much interest in database containerization and their movement to Hybrid cloud. The promise of such a move is that it will provide a hybrid cloud database services with the benefits of simplicity of deployment, uniformity in management, simplified availability and the elasticity modern databases require.

Many database solutions have simply been created in the image of their standard operating system installation for the database platforms or deployed in such an…

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Added by Phil Downey on May 20, 2020 at 5:43 — No Comments

TODAY Data and AI on IBM Z Virtual Conference - Starting 19th May 2020! SIGN UP

Time is running out  - sign up now!  Enterprise Data and AI on IBM Z Virtual Symposium.

Check out the agenda, topics and speaker bios we have a line up of the best speakers in the industry

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Added by Surekha Parekh on May 15, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments

Reduce the cost of mission critical workloads. Drive greater value from IBM Z.

IBM Db2 for z/OS Data Gate offers ready access to Db2 for z/OS data without accessing Db2 for z/OS.

Reduce the cost of mission critical workloads. Simplify data delivery for new cloud, analytics and mobile applications with improved data currency. Drive greater value from IBM Z.

 

IBM Db2 Data Gate provides an integrated, resilient, standardized approach, designed to be more reliable, less complex and less expensive than customized solutions. It supports…

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Added by Jonathan Sloan on May 15, 2020 at 1:36 — No Comments

Faster analytics and AI application development from IBM Z data

IBM Z is the core transaction platform for many IBM enterprise customers. IBM Cloud Pak for Data is IBM’s strategic platform for analytics and AI. It is a fully integrated data and AI platform that modernizes how businesses collect, organize and analyze data and infuse AI throughout their organizations. But what if you want to build analytics and AI applications from your IBM Z data? Are these technologies integrated, and if so, how?

 

Tom Ramey, Director IBM Z Analytics, will…

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Added by Jonathan Sloan on May 15, 2020 at 1:12 — No Comments

Delivering Faster Business Value with Your Mainframe Investment

Does your organization still separate systems of record from modern systems of engagement? Do you use the standard architectural pattern of replicating data from its point of origin? You probably know actions based on replicated data can never be truly real time and can be sub-optimal. Leveraging data virtualization technology can support greater flexibility and agility which is core to modernization efforts.

 

Data virtualization has emerged as an exciting, cost effective,…

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Added by Jonathan Sloan on May 14, 2020 at 17:27 — No Comments

Register for DB2 for z/OS technical sessions at Data & AI on IBM Z Technical Symposium

Register for DB2 for z/OS technical sessions at Data & AI on IBM Z Technical Symposium

IBM will be hosting this complimentary virtual event to learn how you can use IBM Z data for modern engagement, analytics and AI applications to become truly insights-driven. We have 3 great Db2 for z/OS sessions.…

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Added by Surekha Parekh on April 24, 2020 at 17:30 — No Comments

DB2 for z/OS Locking for Application Developers Part 6

This is the sixth article in the series on DB2 for z/OS Locking for Application Developers. The primary focus of this series is to help DB2 for z/OS application developers to guarantee data integrity while optimising for performance by designing and coding applications which take into account the following : the ACID properties of database transactions; lock…

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Added by Carol Davis-Mann on April 24, 2020 at 15:22 — No Comments

Don’t miss out! Analytics/AI spotlighted at the Virtual Symposium for IBM Z Customers

By Patricia Zakhar and Annette Zawacki

IBM is committed to helping its customers become insights-driven and to differentiate their businesses by maximizing the value of their IBM Z data and resources.

 

To support this effort, IBM is bringing Z clients together for a three-day Enterprise Data and AI on IBM Z Virtual Symposium. During this event, IBM’s most progressive…

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Added by Annette Zawacki on April 23, 2020 at 16:00 — No Comments

Virtual Db2 for z/OS Master Classes are now offered for 2020

By Dorothy Lin and Paul McWilliams.

Db2 for z/OS development is now offering two Db2 for z/OS Master Class sessions for 2020—previously scheduled  at IBM Hursely and IBM Silicon Valley Laboratory—as virtual…
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Added by Paul McWilliams on April 21, 2020 at 17:30 — 2 Comments

AUTOBIND - Demystified - 2

Introduction:

AUTOBIND is a very useful automation instrument inside the Db2 engine.

Recently there are 2 enhancements in this area. For the first enhancement refer to my blog post.

The second enhancement is described in this blog post and was introduced by…

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Added by Peter Hartmann on April 17, 2020 at 7:38 — No Comments

GO Application and Db2 for z/OS REST services

A few days after I posted my first GO article (Quick Start in accessing Db2 for z/OS from a GO application), customers start to ask me for alternative since they don't want to use CLIdriver. Other option is to use Db2 native REST service. In the following article, I show how to do this step by step.…

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Added by Jane Man on April 14, 2020 at 21:33 — No Comments

DB2 for z/OS Locking for Application Developers Part 5

Welcome to this, the fifth in the series on DB2 Locking for Application Developers. So far, we’ve covered a lot of ground, including the ACID properties of database transaction, the locking semantics implemented by DB2 – lock size, lock mode and lock duration – and issues such as lock contention and lock escalation, all with a…

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Added by Carol Davis-Mann on April 9, 2020 at 14:45 — No Comments

Quick Start in accessing Db2 for z/OS from a GO application

GO/GoLang is an open source programming language that is getting popular in the recent years because of its performance, memory usage, built-in concurrency mechanism, and powerful libraries, etc.

In my following blog, I am going to show you how to to connect to Db2 for z/OS in…

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Added by Jane Man on April 2, 2020 at 0:53 — No Comments

DB2 for z/OS Locking for Application Developers Part 4

This is the fourth article in the series on locking for DB2 for z/OS developers. To summarize the main thrust of this series of articles, data integrity and application performance are dependent on application programs being designed and coded to take into account the locking strategy used by the DBMS. Following on from the previous articles, this one wraps up the…

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Added by Carol Davis-Mann on March 27, 2020 at 17:18 — No Comments

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Change tracking on DB2 version 11.0 on Z/os

Started by Rakesh in Application Development and DB2 on Thursday. 0 Replies

Hi All,I am from the solution team, we have a requirement to track the changes(UPDATE & INSERT) in a particular column from different tables. Can this be achieved on DB2 Z/os ?? If yes, please advise.I have been exploring triggers on DB2 but…Continue

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Creating a function in DB2

Started by Jacob Ruchotzke in What's hot ? Jun 18. 0 Replies

With the help of our IT guy i have sort of gotten an example of how to create a function in our system. Can anyone help me with this? Please see the attached SQL file.Thanks in advanceContinue

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