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Planet DB2

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

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Kudos to Firefox team on Quantum releaseThe new Firefox Quantum release is incredibly fast. It feels faster than Chrome, faster than old Firefox, and faster than all the other browsers on my Macbook. Impressively, despite Firefox... ...
Webinar Thursday: Calling IBM Sellers with Q4 Deals!Sirius/XM already has the Holly channel playing Christmas music and Halloween was just a couple weeks ago. It’s way too early!  But…the clock IS ticking and there really are only 4 solid weeks... ...
The Future of Db2 Documentation: More PDFs, More Frequent Updates.As I've noted a few times, I maintain a PDF library of Db2 for z/OS documentation. I just find it easier to search PDF docs as opposed to looking up information online. ...
Latest News on Bluemix and IBM CloudIBM Cloud NewsSometimes it's quite hard to keep an overview of what is going on with the IBM Cloud. I had been out on vacation and needed to catch up. Want to learn with me? Here is some of... ...
The Db2 12 for z/OS Blog Series - Part 19: Profile Monitoring ImprovementsThe ability to monitor Db2 using profile tables is a newer, though by no means brand new capability for Db2 DBAs. You can use profile tables to monitor and control various aspects of Db2 performance... ...
Use Db2 as Cloud SQL Database with PythonLoad Data into IBM Db2 on CloudOver the Summer I learned that Python is top in the IEEE programming languages ranking. It is also my favorite language for quickly coding tools, web apps... ...
The DB2Night Show #198: The 5 W's of Db2 HADR with guest Dale McInnis, IBM@dalemmcinnisSpecial Guest: Dale McInnisSTSM / NA Data Server Tech SalesIBM CanadaThe 5 W's of Db2 HADR98% of our audience learned something! What is HADR? Why should you use... ...
Cryptocurrency and irreversible transactionsThere’s a current news story about a wallet blunder freezing up $280,000,000 of Ether, a cryptocurrency. I try to avoid posting too much opinion on my blog, but I do have a view on... ...
EU Cloud: IBM gives client full control over their dataIBM Cloud: Have full control over your dataToday, IBM announced for December the roll-out of a new support model and capabilities for IBM Cloud. Based on the announcement IBM is in the process... ...
IBM Champions: Nomination Period Ends SoonI've been an IBM employee for the past two years. Prior to that, I was an IBM Champion. ...