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Scott Hayes

Scott is founder and CEO of DBI Software, an IBM DB2 Gold Consultant and well-known DB2 LUW performance expert. He is a regular speaker at IDUG events and also host to the famous DB2Night Show™.

Note: The content of this blog is the opinion and thoughts of the blogger and does not necessarily represent the opinions of IDUG.

 

 
Db2 Performance: Tuning Db2 LUW Explains and db2advis, Part 2This is part 2 of Db2 application tuning for Db2 Explains and db2advis. We are on a mission to make Explains and the Db2 Advisor faster and more efficient. PLEASE review PART 1 as a prerequisite so that the information flow is fresh in your mind before continuing. This blog picks up where Part 1 lef…
Db2 Performance: Tuning Db2 LUW Explains and db2advis, Part 1Would you like Db2 LUW Explains and db2advis.exe to run faster and more efficiently? If so, then this blog is for you! Explain and Db2Advis are applications just like any other, and their performance can be improved by adding indexes to EXPLAIN and ADVISE tables!In this new series of Db2 LUW Perform…
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IBM DB2 and SAP - A marriage made in heaven? Or Not?The following article on DB2 and SAP is contributed by Martin Hubel. IBM is providing DB2 SAP Road Show Briefings THIS WEEK in select cities. Scott Hayes offers his own commentary on DB2 and SAP. Martin Hubel is an IBM DB2 GOLD Consultant and IBM Champion. He is also one of the world's leading top i…
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Announcement: DB2 User Group Sydney (DUGS) Free Seminar 9th FEBThe next meeting of Sydney DB2 User Group will be 9th February 2016 at 2pm at the historic Custom House, 2nd Floor Library. Afterward (5pm), the plan is to spend DUGS funds at http://www.tapavino.com.au/ networking. During this DUGs meeting, Frank McEwen has a short presentation on the DB2 LUW packa…
DBI Software Announces pureFeat™ V6.2 Performance Management SuiteDBI Software Announces pureFeatTM V6.2 Performance Management Suite for IBM® DB2® LUWNEW Features Make It Easier than Ever to Fight the RIGHT Fires FASTERAustin, Texas USA - 23 October 2015 9am CDT -As a DBA or manager, your company counts on you to fight the right fires fast.Today, that task just…
Updated: IDUG NA Philadelphia News and Scott Hayes' Recommended SessionsNo doubt, IDUG NA Philadelphia offers a plethora of DB2 education and networking opportunities! It can be hard to decide which sessions to go to, especially if you don't know the speakers or if you are new to IDUG. This blog contains my technical session picks, plus links to Twitter accounts that yo…
Press Release: PrimeSource Building Products runs SAP on DB2 LUW 4X Faster DBI Software's pureFeatTM Tools for DB2® Empower PrimeSource Building Products SAP® Database to Run Four Times Faster---In Less than 24 HoursThanks to DBI Software, PrimeSource Building Products foregoes hundreds of thousands of dollars in CPUs, memory, and licenses while ADDING its Canadian data …
DBI Software Announces pureFeat™ V6.1 Performance Management SuiteDBI Software Announces pureFeatTM V6.1 Performance Management Suite for IBM® DB2® LUWNEW Features Make It Easier than Ever to Fight the RIGHT Fires FASTAustin, Texas USA - -As a DBA or manager, your company counts on you to fight the right fires fast.Today, that task just got much faster and easie…