IThis is a very exciting time for me to be writing this message. You will, no doubt, have seen the announcement from IBM for DB2 10 on LUW. There are some great features available in this release and I am sure many of you are looking forward to using this new product. At the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference
Anecdote from the real life "Finding value in a presentation given seven years ago" Although generally the migrating to DB2 9 done recently at UBS was a very smooth experience, we did encounter a couple of performance degradations due to changes in access path. One of these where particular troubles
Unless you believe the Mayan calendar to be right and you are still on DB2 8 for z/OS, the time to act is now. DB2 version 8 for z/OS end of support happens on April 30th 2012. So now is a good time to look at the past, present and future. The past DB2 version 8 for z/OS: do you remember first hea
A belated happy new year to you all. I am very excited about the forthcoming year for IDUG. We have three great conferences taking place in Denver, Colorado, USA, Sydney, Australia and Berlin, Germany.
Writing this entry on Christmas Eve, it seems appropriate to take a look back at the year. Yet it feels strange to do so as I am half way through my term as IDUG President and will be writing my May entry looking back at my year as President as well.