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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.

 

 
Three is the Magic Number – Triton Trio to Present at IDUG EMEA 2017We are delighted to announce that three members of the Triton Consulting team will be heading to Lisbon this year to present at Europe’s biggest and most prestigious DB2 technical conference, IDUG EMEA*. This year’s conference will take place at ... Continue reading ->
Black Friday – surviving the inevitable peaksIT teams working for large retailers, logistics and fulfilment organisations are under immense pressure in the lead up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday with record numbers of online purchases taking place last year. According to IMRG UK online spending ... Continue reading ->
Time is running out! Plan your moveFor organisations currently running DB2 LUW versions 9.7 or 10.1 time is running out. IBM will cease to support customers running either version from 30th September 2017, just 3 months away. For those organisations that haven’t begun their migration planning, ... Continue reading ->
Flexible DB2 Resourcing – Don’t take work on holiday with you this summerTaking a break from DB2? With summer just around the corner many of us will be looking forward to a well-earned break. However, we all know how stressful the workplace can be in the lead up to a holiday. Managing ... Continue reading ->
Database Performance Management – The SolutionWith each new DB2 LUW or DB2 z/OS release IBM rightly continues to develop and improve the features and capabilities. At Triton we have found that many of our customers are finding it increasingly difficult to remain up to date ... Continue reading ->
IDUG EMEA 2017 – Call for presentations deadline approachingAre you attending this year’s IDUG EMEA Technical Conference?  There’s still time to submit a presentation abstract. The deadline date for abstract entries is  24th April 2017, so just under a week away. Share your DB2 experiences with fellow members ... Continue reading ->
IDUG Educational Events for your DiaryIf you haven’t done so already, there’s still time to register for two IDUG events taking place in North America this year. Firstly, the IDUG Technical Conference in Anaheim, California takes place on April 30th – May 4th 2017. Spotlights ... Continue reading ->
Tick Tock, time is running out – what’s your upgrade plan?Is your organisation currently running DB2 LUW versions 9.7 or 10.1? From 30th September, 2017 both versions will cease to be supported by IBM, that’s less than 6 months away. Now is the time to start focusing on your upgrade ... Continue reading ->
DBA’s Holiday Checklist – DB2 coverWe’re so over winter….bring on spring! We all look forward to the lighter, brighter evenings and warm spring sunshine and not forgetting the all-important time off work, but what if your organisation has just one or two DBAs? Managing holiday ... Continue reading ->
DB2 12 for z/OS – The In-Memory Enterprise Database for Transactions and AnalyticsIBM have just released their latest white paper on DB2 12.  This white paper was authored by our very own Julian Stuhler and provides a high-level overview of the major new features of IBM DB2 12 for z/OS from an ... Continue reading ->