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Planet DB2

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

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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.... ...
Why You Should Move to Universal Table SpaceAlmost six years ago, I wrote that the future for all DB2 data storage on z/OS will be Universal Table Space (UTS). The purpose of this post isn't to pat myself on the back, but to note that the... ...
A step back: A DB2 optimization term, then and now(Posted Friday, July 24, 2016) The terms ?sagable? and ?non-sagable? became common place in the very first releases of DB2. However, the terms most commonly used today are indexable, stage 1, and... ...
Welcome to the new BDU!After several months of hard work, we are proud to unveil our web site with a new look and feel! We hope you like it! Though you may have already seen it through our beta.bigdatauniversity.com site,... ...
This Week in Data Science (July 19, 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 This mind-blowing photo app makes Instagram's... ...
DB2 Tips n Tricks Part 92 - How LOB Values are not logged for Non Recoverable DatabasesHow LOB Values are not logged for Non Recoverable Databases Configure to Recoverable Database for logging LOB Values into Transactional Log Files Happy... ...
Spark Takes Data Analysis to the Next LevelI must admit that, until very recently, I'd never heard of Spark. But since it was such a big deal at this spring's IDUG NA conference -- an entire day was devoted to it -- I figured I should take... ...
An update on the DB2 for z/OS Diagnosis Guide and Reference for DB2 10 and DB2 11(Posted Friday, July 15, 2016) If you have a product license for DB2 11 for z/OS or DB2 10 for z/OS, it?s time to get your updated copy of the Diagnosis Guide and Reference. DB2 11 for z/OS... ...
Transforming Mainframe Data ManagementJust a quick post today to let my readers --- specifically those in the US Midwest --- that I will be presenting at an executive briefing at the River Forest Country Club in Elmhurst, IL...(Read... ...
Data, Dialogs, and DatabasesWatson Dialog SpecificationI recently wrote about managing IBM Watson dialogs from the command line and that I wanted to bring database records into a dialog, combining different IBM... ...