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Planet DB2

planetDB2 is an aggregator of blogs about the IBM DB2 database server

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Getting started with IBM Connections Engagement CenterAn excellent guide on getting started with IBM Connections Engagement Center is now available on DeveloperWorks. Head on over and check it out! IBM Connections Engagement Center (ICEC) provides... ...
Connections Customizer now Generally AvailableAn important part of the "Pink" vision for the future of IBM Connections is the ability to extend and customize the environment. We took a big step forward in that vision with the... ...
First Half 2018 Classes Posted at www/ibm.com/trainingThe Fillmore Group 1H 2018 Class Schedule As an IBM Business Partner that truly believes that proper training is one of the most critical factors influencing the successful deployment and use... ...
Modern SQL: Three-Valued Logic (3VL) — Purpose, Benefits and Special CasesThe Three-Valued Logic of SQLSQL uses a three-valued logic: besides true and false, the result of logical expressions can also be unknown. SQL’s three valued logic is a consequence of supporting null... ...
Have you got Christmas covered?With Christmas just around the corner now is a good time to consider additional support over the holiday period. Perhaps you have a small in-house team or are struggling to find DB2 resources.... ...
News on IBM Cloud and Db2 - December 2017 EditionAnother month and a lot of newsIn the middle of November I reported about significant changes to Bluemix and IBM's cloud offerings. A month has passed and I want to give you an update to some... ...
The Evolution of Compression: Db2 11This is my fourth installment in a series detailing the history of Db2 compression. As is the case with all previous releases, the Db2 engine takes advantage of the z System hardware platform in Db2... ...
How to check DB2 LUW load statusQuestion: How can I check load status in DB2 LUW? Answer: Checking the DB2 LUW load status is achieved by using the load query command. The best way to explain is by demonstrating with a simple... ...
The DB2Night Show #199: Awaken your Data with RESTful Access to Db2!Follow @upintheairyyzSpecial Guest: George Baklarz, Program Director, IBM CanadaAwaken your Data with RESTful Access to Db2! OData!100% of our audience learned something! The new IBM... ...
Modern SQL: IS DISTINCT FROM — A comparison operator that treats two NULL values as the sameNULL-Aware Comparison: is [not] distinct fromIn SQL null is not equal (=) to anything—not even to another null. According to the three-valued logic of SQL, the result of null = null is not true but... ...