Dear IDUG Membership, The theme of this eBulletin is PERFORMANCE - a subject close to my heart. I have been doing Application Performance and Capacity for over 25 years. I love my job and there is never a dull moment (and often it's just proving that it is NOT a DB2 problem!).
Dear IDUG Membership,
It is an honour to serve you as President, a task that I am very much looking forward to. I want to start by thanking each of you for your participation in our DB2 community. A special thank you to the many dedicated volunteers who spend countless hours supporting...
This blog is bitter sweet for me. Firstly, the sweet. This month is the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Denver, Colorado. There is wealth of education opportunities - regardless of whether you work on DB2 for z/OS or DB2 for LUW. These opportunities range from one day seminars to one hour technical ses
IThis is a very exciting time for me to be writing this message. You will, no doubt, have seen the announcement from IBM for DB2 10 on LUW. There are some great features available in this release and I am sure many of you are looking forward to using this new product. At the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference
Anecdote from the real life "Finding value in a presentation given seven years ago" Although generally the migrating to DB2 9 done recently at UBS was a very smooth experience, we did encounter a couple of performance degradations due to changes in access path. One of these where particular troubles