The concept of automating routine database tasks is not new. It has been theorized, discussed and written about for several decades. But, true self-managing or autonomic capabilities have been slow. We discuss some of those distinct pain points and how IBM has helped to solve them.
When Oracle bought Peoplesoft, Siebel, and JD Edwards, an opportunity arose for IBM and SAP to work together to provide a superior ERP offering. SAP sales representatives received compensation for selling DB2, and many large companies migrated from Oracle to DB2.
SAP and IBM have held joint develop
In March 2016, IBM introduced a new certification test for DB2 for z/OS - C2090-320 DB2 11 Fundamentals for z/OS. It is an entry level test that opens the door for other more advanced certifications. Let's here go through and review all test sections.
One of the most painful experiences in the work life of a database administrator (DBA) is probably the accidental drop of a database object on a production subsystem. Most IT shops have procedures to prevent this occurrence, yet it still happens.
We are getting back on track how to access and manipulate XML documents in DB2 for z/OS. But this time, with focus on more complex XML data manipulation techniques than just selecting/inserting/updating, or deleting the whole XML document.