As DB2 reaches its 30th anniversary and IDUG reaches its 25th anniversary, I’ve thought about many DB2 tips and best practices that have been incorporated by companies, projects and applications that have led to great successes. The ones that have been most common and have had the greatest impact a
Long time DB2 guru and IDUG contributor Craig Mullins has put together a DB2 "starter for ten" for three categories of DB2 people : DBAs, developers and managers.
You can see and hear Craig’s presentation on the IDUG Tech Talk channel here:
DB2 11 for z/OS is here, and IDUG has the first user review in our DB2 11 for z/OS user technical perspective white paper.
The third and final of three presentations donated to IDUG by Sheryl Larsen is now available for download in the IDUG content file library. This presentation is from her DB2 10 & 11 SQL Optimization Enhancements IDUG presentation.
Terry Purcell of the IBM SVL Optimization Team recorded his IDUG presentation introducing the query optimization enhancements that were delivered with DB2 10 for z/OS. Terry goes into detail of each enhancement and explains when each optimization improvement can and will be applied.