Chris Eaton - An Expert's Guide to DB2 Technology
Chris is a DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows lifer having worked at IBM on DB2 since its inception. Follow along as Chris shares his experiences and provides tips and techniques for getting the most out of DB2 including how to exploit new features and releases as they come on-line.
Note: The content of this blog is the opinion and thoughts of the blogger and does not necessarily represent the opinions of IDUG.
|DB2 Compression, HA, Big Data and More
What do all of the topics in the title have in common? Well it just so happens that I'll be speaking on these topics over the next month in webinars and at conferences. If you want to learn more check out these webcasts and conferences.
Webcast - DB2 Tech Talk: Compression Comparison DB2 vs. Oracle Database and The Rest
Join Chris Eaton and host Serge Rielau for a discussion of DB2 Compression capabilities.
Adaptive Compression in DB2 10
DB2 10 adds even more compression capabilities to save money. Read this blog entry to give you a flavor of how adaptive compression works.
IDUG DB2 Technical Conference EMEA 2011 - Agenda Online
The grid for the IDUG DB2 Technical Conference EMEA 2011 which will be held in Prague is now online. Check it out...lots of great session to build your DB2 skills (not to mention the invaluable networking that happens during the event). I'll be there and will be presenting on Data Governance - Protecting Production Data Assets as well as a session on Data Governance - Protecting Your Test D
DB2 pureScale Availability - Part 2
I'll write a few blog posts on DB2 pureScale Availability so that I can break them into bite sized pieces for you. As I add more postings I'll update the links below so you can move between all the separate posts.
DB2 pureScale Availability Part 1DB2 pureScale Availability Part 2 - this post
In my previous post I talked ab
IBM Certifies Obsidian's Longbow for DB2 pureScale Stretch Clusters
In May, IBM and Obsidian certified LongbowTM for use with Geographically Dispersed pureScale Clusters (GDPC). Using this configuration you can extend pureScale clusters over large distances to create a highly available active/active cluster between sites. The announcement is available here.
For customers that are looking to extend the capabilities of their pureSca
Merge Backup Now Available for DB2 LUW
IBM has just recently released a new product that I think you should all at least take a look at (it could save you a lot of grief). Called DB2 Merge Backup for LUW, this feature can take your incremental backups and merge them with your last full backup to create a new backup image that effectively merges the incremental changes into the full backup.