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planetDB2 is an aggregator of blogs about the IBM DB2 database server

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This Week in Data Science (August 02, 2016)Here's this week's news in Data Science and Big Data. Don't forget to subscribe if you find this useful! Interesting Data Science Articles and News How To Ace A Data Science Interview -- Here's what... ...
Controlling DDF Threads using ProfilesRecently I wrote about IBM's strategy to move customers from DB2 Connect Gateway to DB2 Connect Client. The customers I've heard from aren't happy with this development. ...
The Tao of DB2 - Part 2: Beyond the ManualsWhen last we left our intern DBA his mentor, the experienced DBA, had sent him off to read the DB2 manuals. What a thankless task!The intern was busily reading manuals on line while he downloaded... ...
DB2 for z/OS: Clearing the Air Regarding CLOSE YES for Table Spaces and IndexesThis is another of my DB2 for z/OS blog entries motivated by a desire to clear up a matter about which there is some misunderstanding in the DB2 community. In this case, the misunderstanding concerns... ...
Q Replication: Frank’s Field Notes – Follow-upsThanks again to everyone who joined us this morning for Frank's presentation. The recording and presentation files will be added in our next post. In this post I am happy (thrilled!)... ...
The Tao of DB2 - Part 1: Achieving Balance and Understanding with DB2This blog post begins a multi-part series of posts as we look in on a new DB2 DBA learning from a long-time DB2 DBA who is preparing to retire...Our expert DB2 DBA sure has his work cut out... ...
3 Big Data Performance: Building Analytical ConsensusWorking with big data performance everyday takes the "big" out of it. The big data is just a bigger data beast that your procedures and processes need to plan for and deal with. Every big data... ...
A step back: A DB2 optimization term, then and now (revised/replaced)(Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - Revised) The terms ?sargable? and ?non-sargable? became common place in the very first releases of DB2. However, the terms most commonly used today are... ...
Designing Applications for Relational AccessApplication design is an important component of assuring relational database performance and efficiency. When performance problems persist it may become necessary to revisit application design.... ...
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