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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.

 

 
Six Reasons to Review your Database Availability – Part 4 Regulatory and Compliance IssuesFrom working with many customers to help keep their critical databases up and running we have come up with the top 6 reasons for putting Database Availability at the top of your priority list. In this blog we look at ... Continue reading -> The post Six Reasons to Review your Database Availability – Part 4 Regulatory and Compliance Issues appeared first on Triton Consulting.
Development is more Important than Production!Some years ago, not too long after Y2K when DB2 V7 for z/OS was reasonably new, I recall a busy afternoon trying to identify the root cause of a slowdown within a recently amended critical application process in Production. New ... Continue reading -> The post Development is more Important than Production! appeared first on Triton Consulting.
How important is your organisations data?If your answer wasn’t along the lines of “our data is absolutely vital to our business” then you can look away now, this blog isn’t for you! If, like most people you’re in agreement that your organisations data is of ... Continue reading -> The post How important is your organisations data? appeared first on Triton Consulting.
IDUG EMEA Malta 2018 – Day 4Another great IDUG conference has inevitably come to its end. Even though I will miss the networking, the evening parties, chit-chatting with other attendees and all other nice conference side-effects, I am by no means sad that it's over. There ... Continue reading -> The post IDUG EMEA Malta 2018 -- Day 4 appeared first on Triton Consulting.
IDUG EMEA Malta 2018 – Day 3After the usual hair-raising drive from the airport to the Intercontinental Hotel on Sunday, it was time to catch up with some old friends and colleagues. I was lucky enough to bump into an old mate; Tony Poole, who’s Director ... Continue reading -> The post IDUG EMEA Malta 2018 – Day 3 appeared first on Triton Consulting.
IDUG EMEA Malta 2018 – Day 2Day 2 of IDUG Europe 2018 is in the books, yet another day full of excellent education opportunities and networking here in Malta. While I was reflecting on the events of the day, I got to thinking about our host ... Continue reading -> The post IDUG EMEA Malta 2018 -- Day 2 appeared first on Triton Consulting.
IDUG EMEA Malta 2018 – Day 1IDUG EMEA always provides interesting content. Whether it’s John Campbell’s greatest hits (INSERT ALGORITHM 2 disable / re-enable, enhanced dynamic workload placement in Connect 11.1 M4 FP4, real storage management fun), or our own Julian Stuhler (Cloudy With a Chance ... Continue reading -> The post IDUG EMEA Malta 2018 -- Day 1 appeared first on Triton Consulting.
Malta, here we come!Malta is an upcoming location for business and culture given that it held the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2017 and the City of Valetta, Malta has been selected as the European Capital of Culture 2018. ... Continue reading -> The post Malta, here we come! appeared first on Triton Consulting.
Six Reasons to Review your Database Availability – Part 3 Reputational DamageFrom working with many customers to help keep their critical databases up and running we have come up with the top 6 reasons for putting Database Availability at the top of your priority list. In this blog we look at ... Continue reading -> The post Six Reasons to Review your Database Availability – Part 3 Reputational Damage appeared first on Triton Consulting.
Out of Support Database – A DB2 Support Nightmare!The set-up   You have a mission critical database that uses DB2 V9.7 or 10.1 (or even earlier! We do have customers still running V8). It’s robust, reliable and gives little cause for concern. Upgrading to a new version is ... Continue reading -> The post Out of Support Database -- A DB2 Support Nightmare! appeared first on Triton Consulting.