This article starts a serial devoted to Db2 for z/OS System Profiles. Profiles are still not widely used and known while they represent a strong capability allowing to automatically tune the system. This introductory article discusses how you can define and activate a system profile.
This article is about DBI Software’s pureFeat™ Performance Management Suite for IBM DB2 LUW. For the past four consecutive years, Database Trends and Applications Magazine (DBTA) has honored DBI pureFeat as one of its Top 100 Trend Setting Products.
When you exchange XML documents between different systems or applications, you may need a construct that ensures your applications will “understand” the XML documents that are being exchanged. And this is where XML schema comes into a play!
How to learn more about DB2? The answer is simple: DB2 Express-C, the community edition of DB2. You can learn, experiment and develop queries and applications through this easy to use and install version of DB2.
Pity the poor developer or end user that has never had the chance to use "real" SQL. You know, the kind of SQL that does more than select a few rows with possibly a few predicates thrown in?