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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.

 

 
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 ->
IDUG EMEA 2016 RoundupThe Triton team has (just about) recovered from the trip to Brussels and are finally getting their voices back after singing far more songs than they ever imagined they would at any event, let alone an IDUG Technical Conference. Not ... Continue reading ->
Let Triton add some DB2 Magic to your Christmas holidaysIt’s nearly the most wonderful time of the year.  Or something.  Whatever your thoughts on Christmas, whether you’re a fairy lights over your laptop or more of a Grinch who stole Christmas kind of techie there is no escape from ... Continue reading ->
IDUG EMEA 2016 – Day 3Visiting an IDUG location in a centre of cultural significance is always an eye-opener, so I took to the rainy streets of Brussels on arrival, to check out the ambience. After a wander round the Grotemarkt, I grabbed a snack ... Continue reading ->
IDUG Day 2 – Expect the unexpectedHaving been fortunate enough to have attended IDUG for many years I know what to expect. But I also know there will be some surprises and to expect the unexpected. I know at IDUG there will be the opportunity to ... Continue reading ->
IDUG EMEA 2016 – Day 1IDUG EMEA 2016 is taking place in Brussels, so travel options were a bit more flexible this year. Having decided not to spend most of the day in the queue for security in Stansted airport, we opted to go via ... Continue reading ->