Ever since IBM introduced DB2/2 for its OS/2 operating system back in 1987, the DB2 community has been divided into two camps: those that mainly use DB2 for z/OS on IBM’s high-end System z mainframes, and those that spend most of their time using DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows...
With large tablespaces, well designed NPIs can improve query performance but can create performance and availability challenges. DPSIs can help, but have their own compromises. In this article, Toine Michielse provides an overview of some DPSI-related enhancements coming in DB2 11 for z/OS.
As with any new release of DB2 for z/OS there comes a host of SQL performance improvements. In this article, Dan Luksetich outlines a few interesting SQL enhancements coming our way in DB2 11 for z/OS.
Dear IDUG Membership,Last month I talked about how excited I am about the upcoming IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Orlando and the fact that it will kick off IDUG’s 25th Anniversary. Well, the excitement continues to build! I haven’t been this excited about an IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in years!
I’m sitting here in San Francisco International Airport waiting for my flight back to Brussels. During the past five days I have had the opportunity to attend the zIM Tech Sales and Sales Bootcamp 2013, hosted in the IBM Silicon Valley Laboratory (SVL).