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Planet DB2

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

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Previewing the Upcoming IDUG ConferenceThe annual IDUG North America conference is only two weeks away. This year's event is set for April 29 to May 3 in Philadelphia. ...
Is your industry ready to face a growing IT skills gap?There have long been concerns in the IT industry over the potential impact of the growing skills gap in the IT sector. This is particularly relevant in the world of Mainframe where 43% of the... ...
IBM Cloud and Watson security questionnairesIf you are reading my blog regularly, you are aware of the entries on cloud security. Today, I want to point you to some newer reading material at the Cloud Security Alliance. They now... ...
Continuous Delivery the Subject of New RedbookIBM recently released a new Redbook covering the topic of continuous delivery. In this blog post, I'll provide details regarding the key points about this publication. ...
The DB2Night Show #Z86: Pre-IDUG Db2 for z/OS UpdatePresented by: Jeff JostenDistinguished Engineer, IBM SVL "The DB2Night Show Z86: Pre-IDUG Db2 for z/OS Update" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience... ...
Win a *FREE* Pass to IDUG North America!All Baltimore/Washington Db2 Users Group Members are invited to participate in a drawing for a *free* IDUG pass – a $2195 value, thanks to IBM and the World of Db2. The annual International... ...
Catch You in Philly for the IDUG Db2 Tech Conference 2018Well, this year’s IDUG North American DB2 Tech Conference is almost upon us and I hope you have made plans to be there. If not, it is still not too late, though. The conference is being held in... ...
Still running DB2 V10.1 or older? Don’t panic!It is still possible to get access to specialist DB2 skills, even if you’re running an out of support version of DB2. Consultancy on Demand (CoD) from Triton Consulting is available on all versions... ...
Upgrading Data Server Clients and Drivers for Db2 12As you move to new function levels in Db2 for z/OS Version 12, you'll need to upgrade your remote Db2 data server clients and drivers. IBM's Db2 12 Knowledge Center provides instructions. ...
Minimizing Database Outages with ReplicationA primary goal of most organizations is to minimize downtime and improve the availability of their IT systems and applications. According to a recent study on achieving 2018 database goals... ...