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IBM Think Conference Call for Speakers – Closes Today!!Someone on the communications team at IBM seems to have persuaded IBM Management to postpone release of any time sensitive announcements or notifications until the very last minute.  Perhaps... ...
Dealing with Db2 10-11 Migration IncompatibilitiesRecently, someone on the DB2-L forum was seeking help with an application that started failing following an upgrade from Db2 for z/OS 10 to Db2 for z/OS 11. With Db2 10 going out of support on Sept.... ...
SQL extract — Get a Field from a Date or Time ValueSQL extract provides access to the components of temporal data types—i.e. date, time, timestamp, and interval.SQL extract uses the keyword from to separate the field name from the... ...
The Db2 12 for z/OS Blog Series - Part 17: A New Privilege for UNLOADDb2 12 for z/OS introduces a new privilege that, when granted, enables a user to be able to unload data using the DB2 IBM UNLOAD utility. In past releases, the SELECT privilege (or other higher level... ...
Hey, DBAs… Should You Be a Jack-of-all-Trades?You know what a Jack-of-All-Trades is, don’t you? It is that person that always seems to have know-how on a topic or project that is helpful. They have a comprehensive knowledge of all... ...
Db2 with External Tables: First TestsExternal Tables - New in Db2Db2 Warehouse recently added a new feature named external table. Because I was interested in that feature for a while and I have an instance of Db2 Warehouse on... ...
Data Compression Enhanced in Db2 12Db2 12 function level V12R1M500 introduces the capability to compress LOB table space using zEnterprise data compression (zEDC) hardware. ...
It’s Back to School Season – Register for a TFG ClassWith school back in session it feels like a good time to learn something new.  Why not consider taking a class?  IBM Analytics classroom training continues to deliver value to individuals and... ...
DB2 Tips n Tricks Part 122 - How To Configure / Compile group plugin for DB2 in LinuxHow To Configure and Compile group plugin for DB2 in Linux Happy Learning & Sharing… ...
See You in Lisbon for the EMEA IDUG DB2 Tech Conference!This year the IDUG EMEA DB2 Tech Conference is being held in Lisbon, Portugal from October 1st through October 5th. Lisbon is a beautiful city with a lot to see and do, so you can plan for a great... ...