June 2013 Blog Posts (8)

Read how to Safeguard mission-critical SAP data to minimize business risk - READ MORE DB2 Flashcopy


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Added by Surekha Parekh on June 24, 2013 at 10:48 — No Comments

Big data - mission critical?

If Business Analytics is mission critical - is big data also by default? June 25,2013 11:00EDT. "Maximizing insight with big data analytics". I think it is. But what do you think ?

Attend this webcast and you decide :)

Added by Mark Simmonds on June 24, 2013 at 6:54 — No Comments

DB2 Plan Management gets better in DB2 10 for z/OS

DB2 Plan Management was introduced in DB2 9 for z/OS as an elegant way of providing a quick fall-back option in case of access path degradation during REBIND.

With Plan Management DB2 saves old copies of packages at REBIND time, so you may SWITCH back to previous copies in case of…


Added by Cristian Molaro on June 23, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

Getting up and running with DB2 BLU tables (DB2 10.5) in a nutshell


DB2 10.5 has been made available recently. One of the most interesting features is Columnar based tables and the BLU technology. This article will help you to get up and running in no time with your first BLU table.


This week IBM made available DB2 10.5 for download and you can get a trial version of the product free of charge.

I have been looking after BLU tables and this was a great temptation to give it a…


Added by Cristian Molaro on June 18, 2013 at 5:49 — No Comments

The Hierarchy Strikes Back

The Hierarchy Strikes Back



Within few months we’ll have DB2 for z/OS next incarnation – the 11th in number (Sequoia – DB2 11).

A group of dedicated DB2 bigots J embarked on the mission to spread the gospel of the goodies to come decided to write a White Paper on it to help ease it in.

This is the 1st blog (and partial chapter) on one…


Added by Isaac on June 16, 2013 at 4:56 — No Comments

How to find a DB2 Java Driver version?

The DB2 for z/OS version 10 DDF migration infoapar II14619 should be in the list of your most regarded references in your migration to DB2 10. Among other interesting details, you can find this text:

To support the seamless migration of DB2 for z/OS data sharing members in a remote Sysplex workload balancing environment, the following client driver levels are required:

- IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC…


Added by Cristian Molaro on June 13, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

"Big data - past, present and future"

Intrigued by the title? Let me put this in perspective. The Past - you have been doing big data for a long time by leveraging available data from "a number" of different sources. Admittedly the volume, the variety and velocity of that data may have been considerably smaller. The Present - your world is turned upside down by the ever increasing 3Vs. New technologies like Stream computing and Hadoop have revolutionized the way we process and analyze data. Hardware and storage is faster, it's…


Added by Mark Simmonds on June 13, 2013 at 7:22 — No Comments

Why is Information Governance So Important for Modern Analytics?

I'll tell you why.... The more insight we seek the more intimate we become with entities in our business and the data that relates to them.  Today's analytics delves deep into the data in our every day lives - what we purchased, what car we own, who we are related to, how much we earn. where and how we spend it, our health status, marital status, how many children we have, what we like and what we don't like - the list goes on.

So come listen to me talk with my co presenter Rebecca…


Added by Mark Simmonds on June 7, 2013 at 21:46 — No Comments

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