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Triton Consulting - Thoughts on DB2

Triton Consulting are IBM Premier Business Partners and experts in DB2.  Their blog covers a range of DB2-related topics, both DB2 for z/OS and LUW.  It aims to bring together a range of technical tips, best practice, news and views on everything DB2.

Note: The content of this blog is the opinion and thoughts of the blogger and does not necessarily represent the opinions of IDUG.

 

 
Reduce MIPS to Manage Budget PressuresWorldwide economic uncertainty in recent years has put significant pressure on CIOs to at least keep IT costs level and more likely push for cost reduction across the board. Gone are the days when performance issues were relatively easily handled ... Continue reading ->
How to handle the Mainframe skills gapIt has been an interesting 12 months in the Mainframe world. 2014 saw IBM celebrating 50 years of the Mainframe and in January this year the latest incarnation of the Mainframe -- the z13 was launched. Propelling Mainframe back into ... Continue reading ->
Flexible ResourcingFlexible IT resourcing can mean different things to different people. It could be that your organisation needs access to extra IT skills quickly or on a short-term basis to plug a gap in the team due to unexpected leave. Perhaps ... Continue reading ->
Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares and How to Avoid Them #9Number 9 in our Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares series. This month we take a look at what happens when organisations are not able to keep up to date with the latest DB2 technology.
IDUG EMEA 2015 – Call for PresentationsWe are delighted to let you know that IDUG is now accepting presentation abstracts for the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference which will take place in Dublin from 15-20th November. Being an IDUG presenter is a great opportunity to share your ... Continue reading ->
Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares and How to Avoid Them #8Number 8 in our Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares series. This month we take a look at what happens when organisations are not able to keep up to date with the latest DB2 technology. Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares #8 ... Continue reading ->
IBM Launches z13 MainframeIBM have recently announced the launch of the z13 Mainframe. The latest version of the iconic Mainframe has been designed to deliver scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed ... Continue reading ->
DB2’s Got Talent: The Search ReturnsIt has been almost a year since our partner DBI Software crowned the current DB2's Got Talent Champion, Mike Krafick. Once again DBI are searching for participants to enter the hugely successful annual contest and we are thrilled to be ... Continue reading ->
The Nightmare Before ChristmasImagine the scene -- a broken database on an unsupported version of DB2, with no backups or log files to recover the database. Yes -- this one really was the stuff of nightmares! Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares #7 from ... Continue reading ->
Top Five Reasons For Choosing Remote Database Support – Insecure Future#5 Insecure Future Over the last five months we have looked at the top five reasons why customers choose to engage with an external organisation to provide database support services as part of their overall IT infrastructure planning. An "insecure future" may ... Continue reading ->