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DB2 for z/OS: Using PGFIX(YES) Buffer Pools? Don't Forget About Large Page FramesNot long ago, I was reviewing an organization's production DB2 for z/OS environment, and I saw something I very much like to see: a REALLY BIG buffer pool configuration. In fact, it was the biggest... ...
The DB2Night Show #184: DB2 - The Corner Stone of IBM AnalyticsFollow @LesKing00!function(d,s,id){var... ...
TFG Website and Blog – We’re Back!Many thanks to our colleagues at Substance151, particularly Ida Cheinman, for their rapid response to a website error blocking access to the many documents and presentations attached to both... ...
HOW TO clear inactive DB2 LUW transaction log filesHow to clear inactive DB2 LUW transaction log files is a solution to a common problem. Before we discuss how to prune the inactive transaction logs we'll need to establish which log files are... ...
This Week in Data Science (September 20, 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 Five surprising ways AI could be a part of our... ...
Open Source Tools and Languages for z/OSThe application development landscape on the mainframe -- which for me is really z/OS -- continues to evolve. Now businesses that are moving to cloud and mobile applications use not only Java, but... ...
DB2 Tips n Tricks Part 95 - How To Protect Backup Image using DB2 Native EncryptionHow To Protect Backup Image using DB2 Native Encryption implement DB2 Encryption Feature Happy Learning & Sharing ...
Process to Justify an IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator (IDAA) Part 1Unbelievably, the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator (IDAA) has been available for many years, helping all types of customers improve overall processing, especially their analytical processing.Many... ...
The Tao of DB2 - Part 7: Dealing with Performance IssuesThe last time we checked in on our DBAs (the soon-to-retire mentor and his intern) the mentor was schooling his young intern on storage and data retention issues. But there is still much to learn, as... ...
Become a Part of Generation zIn my job with IBM, I spend a lot of time at customer sites. During these visits, I'm seeing an increasing number of young IT professionals who are just starting their careers on z/OS. ...