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

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The DB2Night Show #214: ALL ABOUT IDUG Charlotte NC June 2-6@IDUGDb2Special Guests: Mike Inman, Dustin Ratliff, Mike WinerIDUG CPC VolunteersALL ABOUT IDUG Charlotte NC, June 2-6, 2019State of the Db2 Universe Study Winners Announced!100%... ...
Free Hands-on IDAA Class Announced – July 18 & 19, Columbus, OhioJoin us for this new and improved for 2019 class to be delivered by IBM Gold Consultant Frank Fillmore. Contents include IDAA v7 early experiences, best practices, and v5 to v7 migration... ...
Conference & Conference & Conference Oh My!!The buildup and push for the Think Conference was manic. The “EXCITEMENT!!” seemed to come from a small group of IBM marketing folks and the focus on attendance numbers (tough to... ...
A Case Study: Implementing a Db2 for z/OS Implicit Trusted ConnectionI've been interested in the role and trusted context features of Db2 for z/OS for a long time (I posted a two-part blog entry on the topic back in 2011). Theory is nice, but what about practice?... ...
The DB2Night Show #213: Db2 LUW Native Encryption - What to Expect!@IBM_Paul_BirdSpecial Guest: Paul BirdSTSMIBM Toronto LabDb2 LUW Native Encryption: What to Expect when you're Expecting to Encrypt!100% of our audience learned something!Paul... ...
29 March 10am CDT: Db2 LUW Native Encryption with guest Paul Bird, IBMNew shows for Season #10 of The Db2Night Show are scheduled! Encryption! IDUG! IBM Breaking News! Problem Determination! Here are the highlights and registration links:... ...
IBM Releases Db2 12 for z/OS Function Level 504Early in March 2019, IBM announced the latest and greatest new function level, 504 (FL504), for Db2 12 for z/OS. For those of you not paying attention, starting with Version 12, IBM has moved to a... ...
DB2 Basics: Beyond Just Taking a Backup – Backup Performance, Utilities, and More!While I’ve covered this topic in detail, and blogged about a specific backup performance problem, I’ve never talked about this at the basics level.What is a Backup?A backup is a binary image of... ...
Running Db2 Developer-C as Docker containerContainer: Db2 the easy wayLast week I wanted to start testing some new Db2 features without going through the steps of installing that Db2 version. I turned to my local Docker installation,... ...
SQL Differences Between Db2 and InformixI have been working with Informix from a user perspective recently. I learned about some of the SQL differences and developed a greater empathy for developers in the process. CTE Support is covered,... ...