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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.

     

     
    Managing Mainframe Costs in the Financial Services SectorOver the past 25 years of working with Mainframes, one aspect has proved to be a constant challenge -- Mainframe pricing. Mainframe software charges are usually based on peak usage. Whatever an organisations' peak workload in a given month is ... Continue reading ->
    Join us at IDUG EMEA and get social with the DB2 GeekWith just under three weeks to go until the IDUG EMEA 2014 Technical Conference in Prague the Triton team is busy finalising arrangements for this year's drinks reception. There will be a very familiar face awaiting your arrival this year. ... Continue reading ->
    The Top Five Reasons for Choosing Remote Database Support – Proactive Vs Reactive#3 Proactive Vs Reactive Expert DBA skills are often needed on different projects and so DBAs can find themselves spending more time on non-core functions. This means that the vital monitoring and management of the database can be sidelined. Overworked ... Continue reading ->
    DB2 10.5 “Cancun” Experiences: Iqbal Returns to the DB2Night ShowTriton's very own Iqbal Goralwalla, Head of DB2 Midrange and Managed Services, will be presenting once again on DBI's DB2Night Show. Iqbal will share early experiences in using DB2 10.5 FP4 "Cancun". This will include the use of Shadow tables ... Continue reading ->
    The Top Five Reasons for Choosing Remote Database Support – Cover#2 Cover In our first blog in this series we looked at how cost is a common factor in bringing in external expertise to assist with database support. The second reason which we have found to be very common amongst ... Continue reading ->
    Addressing IT skills shortages within Local AuthoritiesMany local authorities are facing very difficult spending decisions and are dealing with running an IT service which is chronically understaffed in order to meet spending requirements. From working directly with public sector organisations we know how difficult this can ... Continue reading ->
    Three steps to IDUG EMEA HappinessStep One -- Seek a Geek Step Two -- Pick up an invitation to the Triton drinks reception Step Three -- Join the Triton party! With just under three months until IDUG EMEA the Triton team is looking forward to ... Continue reading ->
    DB2 10 for z/OS withdrawn from marketing – Date AnnouncementIBM have announced that DB2 for z/OS will be withdrawn from marketing from 6th July 2015. This means that DB2 10 along with DB2 10 VUE and the DB2 10 Utility Suite will no longer be available to order. This ... Continue reading ->
    What are the top five reasons for choosing remote database support?#1 Cost No prizes for guessing that cost is a major factor for many organisations that choose remote database support. However, it's not as clear-cut as you may think. When we looked at this issue more closely we discovered that ... Continue reading ->
    Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares & How to Avoid Them #4Here is part four in our top ten DB2 support nightmares series. Here we look at DBA performance! Top 10 DB2 Support Nightmares #4 -- Download if you dare! from Laura Hood

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