IBM Db2 - The Ultimate Database for Cloud, Analytics & Mobile
‘As a service’…., I’m sure you have heard this phrase time and time again over the last couple of years – not just in IT circles but also in the wider media. More common phrases such as ‘Software as a Service’, ‘Platform as a Service’ and ‘Infrastructure as a Service’ are now being joined by less common ones such as ‘Test Environment as a Service’.
All of the above ‘As a service’ variations demonstrate common ‘As a service’ characteristics such as being delivered…Continue
Added by Carol Davis-Mann on December 19, 2012 at 10:14 — No Comments
Fresh from presenting at the IDUG DB2 Technical Conference in Berlin last month, the IDUG President Joe Borges invited Triton Director Julian Stuhler to comment on the forthcoming launch of DB2 11 for z/OS, planned for March 2013. Julian is a recognised DB2 expert and IBM Gold Consultant with the IDUG site describing him as a ‘thought leader’.
IBM have already stated that the key message relating to the new version is ‘Save Money, Save Time, Reduce Cost’, but what is…Continue
Added by Carol Davis-Mann on December 17, 2012 at 18:36 — No Comments
By James Gill
One of the challenges that customers face is validating the DDF configuration of a new service before making it available to mid-range application servers. In an ideal world, we'd all have DB2 Connect available to bash a quick configuration together and use the command line processor to connect and run some simple SQL as an IVP.
If you are one of the many sites that don't have this (or you gave your DB2 subsystem a LOCATION name longer than…Continue
Added by Carol Davis-Mann on December 6, 2012 at 11:23 — No Comments