August 2016 Blog Posts (7)

DB2utor- Greater Memory Already Making a Great Impact

This post discussed the benefits of memory being used to save on CPU

Added by Troy Coleman on August 31, 2016 at 18:43 — No Comments

Share your knowledge at IDUG EMEA 2016 - Learn More about IDUG Mentor Program

The IDUG Mentor Program gives IDUG members the opportunity to pass

on the valuable skills they have learned over the years to fellow DB2 professionals.

If you wish to motivate a brand…


Added by Mateja Jankovič on August 26, 2016 at 14:29 — No Comments

Open Source Programs Spark Innovation in z Analytics

Integrating Spark, DB2 and BigInsights Allows Users to Leverage them Effectively


The availability of IBM z/OS Platform for Apache Spark and its positioning within z Analytics with DB2 for z/OS and the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator is a topic of interest to IBM’s customers. The IBM Open Platform (IOP) with Apache Spark, Apache Hadoop and IBM BigInsights on the distributed platform are further enriching the value proposition for z Systems analytics.…


Added by Eberhard Hechler on August 26, 2016 at 11:23 — No Comments

Ensure you have a simple base of statistics before exploiting the Optimizer’s externalization of missing statistics in DB2 11 for z/OS

I recently wrote about the most common mistakes that are made with respect to RUNSTATS collection in DB2 for z/OS. [[LINK: ]] The responses were positive, but looking into this further, I see that these mistakes are being made more frequently…


Added by Terry Purcell on August 16, 2016 at 21:02 — No Comments

Data Studio Tools Included in Data Server Manager 2.1

Hard work with lots of new features in DSM 2.1 supporting DB2 for z/OS.

Added by Troy Coleman on August 9, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

IBM DB2: Taking the Best Data Server on a Transformational Journey

Business transformation and agility are critical in today’s fast moving world. Clients demand insights faster, more often, and with greater accuracy based on up-to-the-second transactional data that is frequently housed in mainframe systems. The dependency on technology and the rate at which information is created and consumed continues growing exponentially. Applications have to rapidly adapt to take account of the dynamic digital business models and environments. All this drives the need…


Added by Jeff Josten on August 3, 2016 at 23:00 — 1 Comment

Controlling DDF Threads using Profiles

Controlling DDF Threads using Profiles #DB2z

Added by Troy Coleman on August 3, 2016 at 2:09 — No Comments

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Introducing IBM Db2 for z/OS Developer Extension for Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Started by Calene Janacek in Application Development and DB2 Jul 30. 0 Replies

We are excited to announce that the first iteration of IBM Db2 for z/OS Developer Extension is available now as a free downloadable extension in the…Continue

QMF Governor

Started by Maitena Gallastegi Ginea in Application Development and DB2. Last reply by Maitena Gallastegi Ginea Jul 30. 4 Replies

Hi,We are using QMF Governor to limit the QMF queries of users.We have configured correctly and it is working OK. We want to get statistics of those queries canceled by QMF Governor but we are not able to discover where that information is stored.…Continue

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