If you are a serious Db2 user, chances are you have downloaded and used free Db2 versions for a few years. Db2 Express-C was a free way to learn Db2 on Linux, Unix and Windows, to practise and test your SQL skills and in later versions implement or ship Db2 with your small production application.
Availability of data is a must these days. Everything has to be up and running, data outages are becoming few and far between and preferable non-existing. With every release Db2 for z/OS becomes more highly available; however this requires the usage of new features and structures.
The 2018 IDUG Db2 Tech Conference took place in St. Julians, Malta, November 4 – 8, where History & Present are combined. The conference offered 5 days of Db2 education and training, including new and emerging technologies.
Have you heard about the Lateral join? In short - lateral join or lateral correlation is simply a reference in a nested table expression to a column of a table identified at the same level in the FROM clause. Learn the basics in this article.
Db2 Batch processing has long been considered a mainframe only domain. Many enterprise domain applications require bulk processing of large volumes of data for critical environments. But,what if we could offload some of the batch process handling of mainframe jobs to Linux servers using Java?