October 2015 Blog Posts (7)

IBM MobileFirst blog 3: Using a stored procedure to run a utility

In this post, we'll show you how to use a stored procedure to call a standard DB2 for z/OS utility, RUNSTATS, from within a mobile app. You can apply the steps in this post to call other DB2 for z/OS utilities as well.

Before you begin, make sure that you've completed part 1 and…


Added by Jane Man on October 28, 2015 at 5:10 — No Comments

IBM MobileFirst blog 2: Using regular SQL statements to retrieve data from DB2 table

Before you begin, make sure that you've set up your IBM MobileFirst Platform environment by completing the steps in part 1 of this tutorial.

In this post, we'll retrieve a string from SYSIBM.SYSXMLSTRINGS. SYSIBM.SYSXMLSTRINGS is a catalog table that contains mappings between the…


Added by Jane Man on October 28, 2015 at 5:00 — No Comments

IBM MobileFirst blog 1: Setting up your environment

Because of its quality of service, high availability, security, and performance, many organizations rely on DB2 for z/OS to store their critical transactional data. We've entered a new era in which we increasingly use our phones and tablets for all types of transactions -- everything from shopping and banking to social interaction and research -- mobile access to DB2 for z/OS transactional data is more critical than ever.

IBM MobileFirst Platform is an ideal platform for…


Added by Jane Man on October 28, 2015 at 4:30 — No Comments

Predictive analytics using IBM SPSS Modeler in DB2 for z/OS

You don't need to be a PhD to do predictive analytics on data stored in DB2 for z/OS. The complimentary whitepaper below illustrates

how to use the SPSS Modeler workbench to create predictive models with in-database mining, SQL push-back, and UDF scoring. The whitepaper walk through the steps for integrating in-database real-time scoring for DB2 for z/OS into an OLTP application.…


Added by Jane Man on October 22, 2015 at 17:54 — No Comments

7th PDUG Conference - DB2 z/OS and LUW tracks 8-9 October 2015 Cracow

On 8-9 October 2015 took place the VII Conference of the Polish DB2 Users Group. The place of the meeting was the IBM Poland Software Lab in Cracow. Thank all the guests for their participation in the conference - speakers for technical presentations and our sponsors IBM & CA for your support. Cracow attracted more than 100 participants.…


Added by Sekowski Pawel on October 20, 2015 at 9:47 — No Comments

Quick Start in accessing DB2 data from Node.js applications

We are seeing a trend of DB2 data being accessed by modern distributed applications written in new APIs and frameworks. JavaScript has become extremely popular for Web application development. JavaScript adoption was revolutionized by Node.js which makes it possible to run JavaScript on the server-side. There is an increasing interest amongst developers to write analytics applications in Node.js that need…


Added by Pallavi Priyadarshini on October 10, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments

IBM Announces DB2 12 for z/OS Early Support Program Today - Check it out!

At a Glance #DB2z  Learn More  http://ow.ly/T4BF9

IBM will make DB2 12 for z/OS available to a select group of clients in a closed Early

Support Program (ESP) on March 4, 2016.

The demands of the mobile economy combined with the explosive growth of data present unique opportunities and challenges for companies wanting to take advantage of their mission-critical…


Added by Surekha Parekh on October 6, 2015 at 14:18 — 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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