January 2017 Blog Posts (6)

IBM Doc Buddy - instant help with product error messages right from your smartphone!

IBM Doc Buddy, a no charge mobile app that enables retrieving support documentation for z products, accelerates the time you spend in resolving problems and improves the total information experience. The app includes DB2 for z/OS messages from V10 to V12. …


Added by Jialei on January 19, 2017 at 7:30 — No Comments

Taking another look at in-database analytics

Data transformation is a core process in the operation of most business analytics hubs. However, even experienced data professionals can suffer from certain misconceptions about this practice, believing that data must be moved from source platforms to other platforms, often through several intermediary staging and storage systems, to enable transformation for downstream consumption in analytics applications.

But execution of high-performance data transformations on transactional…


Added by Cuneyt Goksu on January 17, 2017 at 11:14 — 1 Comment

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…


Added by Gareth Copplestone-Jones on January 11, 2017 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

Comparing DB2 12 Function Levels M100 and M500

DB2utor Post - http://bit.ly/2hPjY2j

Added by Troy Coleman on January 4, 2017 at 2:53 — No Comments

Comparing DB2 12 Function Levels M100 and M500

DB2utor Post: Comparing DB2 12 Function Levels M100 and M500


I was recently reading the DB2 12 for z/OS What’s New guide. It's interesting comparing the features available in the initial Function Level M100 with what you can get when you activate Function Level M500.

While most new capabilities in the initial DB2 12 release are enabled only after activation of M500, of course there are… Continue

Added by Troy Coleman on January 4, 2017 at 2:30 — No Comments

Machine Learning using DB2 for z/OS data

Using machine learning features in Spark and an easy to follow example, learn how you can build/train/test a machine learning model using data from DB2 for z/OS.

Machine Learning using DB2 for z/OS data and Spark Part 1…


Added by Jane Man on January 2, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

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IDUG Db2 Tech Conference coming to San Paulo, Brazil and Mexico City! Register Now

Started by Surekha Parekh in What's hot ? on Thursday. 0 Replies

For the first time IDUG is hosting two events in Latin America. These seminars will bring together Db2 professionals from around the world for expert-led technical sessions and networking opportunities. This is your chance to connect! …Continue

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MSSQL linked server attaching to DB2 LUW

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

I am trying to create a linked server from MSSQL 2014  to DB2 11.1  I am able to create one linked server and get it to work with one DB.  I have not been able to figure out how to add additional catalogs(DB's).  Is it possible to use just one…Continue

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