IBM comments on remarks made by Larry Ellison's last week...
Ellison: "IBM DB2 is good on mainframes, the best in the world.
Added by Surekha Parekh on February 2, 2010 at 12:00 —
Added by Surekha Parekh on January 13, 2010 at 11:01 —
100% on line. The three class certificate will train students to become z/OS DB2 application programmers.
· Introduction to z/OS and Major Subsystems 2/15/10-5/14/10
· DB2 Fundamentals 9/13/10-… Continue
Added by Surekha Parekh on January 7, 2010 at 11:49 —
Added by Rick Butler on January 4, 2010 at 16:33 —
NEW DB2 9 for z/OS: Configuring SSL for Secure Client-Server Communications A draft IBM Redpaper publication
This IBM® Redpaper™ provides information about how to setup and configure DB2® 9 for z/OS® with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) using the z/OS V1R10 Communications Server: IP Application Transparent -Transport Layer Security (AT-TLS) services. This paper also covers the basic configuration steps for configuring SSL support for non-Java DB2 clients and IBM Data Server Driver… Continue
Added by Surekha Parekh on December 15, 2009 at 16:29 —
Today’s businesses generate more data than ever. At the same time, they must make sense of it faster than ever—turning information into insight. This data growth makes it increasingly difficult for business users to find the right information within an overwhelming information database.
Currently, business-intelligence (BI) solutions consist of variations on a basic implementation of dedicated servers and storage that result in a siloed data store separate from operational systems.… Continue
Added by Surekha Parekh on December 3, 2009 at 13:31 —
As threats and vulnerabilities emerge, companies must continually review how their data is protected. Database security solutions rapidly evolve to respond to attacks; it’s important to understand new security technologies and ensure data is safe.
For example, SQL injection attacks, which utilize dynamic SQL, have replaced cross-site scripting as the predominant type of Web-application vulnerability. The IBM X-Force research and development teams study and monitor the latest threat… Continue
Added by Surekha Parekh on December 3, 2009 at 13:28 —
ARMONK, N.Y. - 19 Nov 2009: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced 10 new software products to help companies lower application management costs by optimizing the System z mainframe for more workloads, such as data analytics, collaborative application development, application maintenance and other key business processes.
Given System z's ability to reduce costs through server consolidation, IBM and the industry have aggressively extended the breadth of new workloads for the mainframe via… Continue
Added by Surekha Parekh on November 20, 2009 at 12:50 —
DB2 X leads the industry to minimize complexity and maximize productivity
Click here to read full article
Added by Surekha Parekh on November 18, 2009 at 8:13 —
A good redpaper by Mike Bracey. Read it and start tuning!
to download the Draft Redpaper
Added by Martin Gudmundsson on October 13, 2009 at 7:00 —
Added by Surekha Parekh on October 12, 2009 at 20:23 —
Join us at the IBM DB2 party at the beautiful Rome Marriott being held on October 7th at 7:30PM.
Limited places Register here!
and collect your ticket at the IBM booth.
Added by Surekha Parekh on September 30, 2009 at 11:23 —
Complimentary Online Certification Assessment Testing for Registered IDUG Europe Conference Attendees
IBM has designed the offer to help you prepare for the complimentary Information Management Professional Certification being offered at the IDUG Europe event October 5-9, 2009. Assessment tests will be available free of charge 2 weeks prior to and during the conference, September 24- October 9, 2009. Normally these tests are offered for a fee of $10 each. So now you can become an IBM… Continue
Added by Surekha Parekh on September 25, 2009 at 15:40 —
Computerworld: Bank of America touts mainframe work as a safe career
Added by Surekha Parekh on September 25, 2009 at 15:14 —
IBM Program to Help Students Gain Critical Mainframe Skills Grows to More Than 600 Universities
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/28430.wss (IBM Press Release - 9/18)
Added by Surekha Parekh on September 25, 2009 at 15:12 —
Driving business value with DB2 for z/OS
has been able to reduce the cost of IT to 1% (one percent - not a typo) of sales. This is a great article about how IBM and DB2 for z/OS and the IBM mainframe environment can help drive business value.
Read Baldor Electric’s System z10 1 Percent Solution and contact your IBM rep if you want to have further discussions.
Added by Surekha Parekh on September 17, 2009 at 13:27 —
Call for Presentations IDUG 2010 - North America - abstracts due to IDUG by 25th September 2009
Added by Surekha Parekh on September 15, 2009 at 21:25 —
-3 years experience as a DBA within a Mainframe environment
-Experience in relevant technologies (i.e. z/OS, JCL, SYSPLEX, JES2, JES3)
-Permanent position in Singapore
For questions, you may email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by Pam Pareja on September 1, 2009 at 8:49 —
Added by Surekha Parekh on July 29, 2009 at 21:09 —
DB2 for z/OS - pureXML for SOA
The adoption of XML data is increasing rapidly. If you are working with XML data, take a couple of minutes to view this brief demo on the pureXML capabilities in DB2 for z/OS.
From this demo you will learn how DB2 pureXML seamlessly integrates XML and relational data and as a result you will experience four key benefits:
1. Developer productivity which will lower your development costs
2. Improved application… Continue
Added by Surekha Parekh on July 2, 2009 at 15:00 —