DBA's are notoriously conservative when it comes to migrating data to new types of objects. Our theme seems to be "if it ain't broke, don't fix it!" IBM has decided to encourage those of us on DB2 for z/OS to migrate our data to Universal Table Spaces (UTS) by essentially deprecating non UTS space
Bimal Jha (IBM) gave this excellent presentation at IDUG EMEA 2017 in Lisbon in November 2017.
Since node.js is one of the key technologies in many RESTful service implementations this fits into our theme of the month.
DevOps is a very popular term, that describes the process of automating the processes involved in the delivery of applications. Including database changes in this can be difficult, but it's possible bring DevOps to your developers using Data Studio using the methods described in this article.
I am a big fan of minimizing the calls to DB2 and run as few SQL as possible. That is one of the reason I like the MERGE statement although it is a bit limited in DB2 for z/OS. In this short blog I would like to mention another of my favorite SQL tricks - SELECT FROM data-change-table-reference.
April 2015 “Fun with SQL” fourth Challenge
This month on the Content Committee blog we’ll be doing an online version of the “Fun with SQL” dojo. Each week we’ll present an SQL challenge and request the community to solve it.