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Triton Consulting - Thoughts on DB2

Triton Consulting are IBM Premier Business Partners and experts in DB2.  Their blog covers a range of DB2-related topics, both DB2 for z/OS and LUW.  It aims to bring together a range of technical tips, best practice, news and views on everything DB2.

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


We get by without a DB2 DBA, why would I need RemoteDBA?There are several reasons why an organisation may feel that they can’t justify the cost of an in-house DB2 DBA. Sometimes the only reason an organisation has a DB2 database is because their software application was shipped alongside DB2. For ... Continue reading ->
Unplanned outages are costly – so tell me something I don’t know!Downtime is no longer an option Can you remember the last time you put Netflix on and had to wait more than 30 seconds before you were having a healthy debate about whether it was going to be The Crown ... Continue reading ->
The Mainframe is growing and here’s the proof!We don’t like to say “we told you so” but…….the Mainframe is growing and here’s the proof! It’s not unusual for us to be countering arguments that the Mainframe is dead so we were delighted to read the recent BMC ... Continue reading ->
DB2 LUW Consultancy Taster DayHere at Triton Consulting we are celebrating our 21st birthday. Although it doesn’t feel like much has changed since we set up shop, looking back it’s hard to believe that in the same year the internet had only just taken ... Continue reading ->
BLU Hits and Misses – the replayReplay! If you missed the last DB2Night Show of 2017 then fear not, our partners over at DBI Software HQ have made the replay of Mark Gillis’ DB2 11 Performance: BLU Hits and Misses available as a replay. Take a ... Continue reading ->
Have you got Christmas covered?With Christmas just around the corner now is a good time to consider additional support over the holiday period. Perhaps you have a small in-house team or are struggling to find DB2 resources. Providing adequate cover for your DB2 databases ... Continue reading ->
IBM Db2 12 for z/OS Technology Workshop & Migration PlanningJoin Tom Crocker, Rob Gould and Karen Wilkins for a Db2 12 Technology Workshop and Migration Planning event. Run by IBM, the one day, face to face event will take place on Monday, 13th November at South Bank, London. Spaces ... Continue reading ->
IDUG 2017: Best Bits and Geek GalleryIt’s hard to believe that Bonfire Night is almost upon us and that it’s been a month since our trip to glorious, sunny Lisbon where some of the Triton team had the pleasure of attending another fantastic IDUG EMEA Technical ... Continue reading ->
DB2 11 Performance: BLU Hits and Misses on the DB2Night ShowA forthcoming date for your diary that you won't want to miss! On Friday 15th December, Mark Gillis, IBM Champion and Principal Consultant at Triton Consulting will be the guest presenter once again on DBI Software’s DB2Night Show. Based on ... Continue reading ->
The IDUG BuzzIn the lead up to an IDUG EMEA Technical Conference the Triton office can seem a bit fraught. The technical team are usually tweaking their presentations whilst I’m finalising plans for the Triton and DBI Software drinks reception. This year ... Continue reading ->