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Jenkins Pipeline H2 Database Integration Testing

Jenkins Pipeline H2 Database Integration Testing By David P. Morris, Jr., Leidos Health Software Development Analyst Introduction An Agile software development principle is continuous delivery and integration of working software. Jenkins software automates this process. As part of the...

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March Spotlight – Db2 Developer C

March Spotlight – Db2 Developer C If you are a serious Db2 user, chances are you have downloaded and used free Db2 versions for a few years. Db2 Express-C was a free way to learn Db2 on Linux, Unix and Windows, to practise and test your SQL skills and in later versions even implement or ship...

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IDUG EMEA 2018 Wrap-up

Written by: Mateja Jankovič, IDUG EMEA 2018 Conference Chair The 2018 IDUG Db2 Tech Conference took place in St. Julians, Malta, November 4 – 8, where History & Present are combined . Malta is at the edge of Europe but it was often in the center of the history what reflects on...


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Lateral join

After a discussion with a friend, I came across an interesting article about the modern SQL in PostgreSQL (sorry the article is in czech). What raised my attention was a mention about the Lateral join . I work mostly on Db2 for z/OS and haven't heard the term in this context. What about you? ...

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Spring Batch using Db2

By David P. Morris, Jr., Leidos Health Software Development Analyst Introduction Db2 Batch processing has long been considered a mainframe only domain. Many enterprise domain applications require bulk processing of large volumes of data for mission critical environments. But, what if we...

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“Guilty Until Proven Innocent”

The evolution of technology has driven the necessity for highly available systems and applications. Customer loyalty is directly related to their user experience which includes application functionality, performance and availability. Customer interfacing applications are often held to System...


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Practical DBA – Comparing databases

As a DBA you are rather frequently asked whether the database is the same structure-wise all over the different environments. Whenever a decent release management is in place you can be very relaxed answer that this is the fact … when setting up a new environment missing such a release...

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Db2 and GDPR

Data Architecture is not only related to the mere constellation of technical components that should work together. A data architecture should also reply to the needs of an end user and eventually establish an information architecture that is not only fit for use, but also fit for purpose. ...


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IDUG EMEA Lisbon 2017 Wrap Up

The 2017 IDUG Db2 Tech Conference took place in Lisbon, Portugal October 1-5 . This event drew 15% more attendees than the previous year from around the world to be immersed in 4 days of Db2 education and training, new and emerging technologies and the opportunity to network with other tech...


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Db2 for z/OS locking basics

With this month’s topic being “locking, concurrency and waits”, it may not be a bad time to review some of the locking basics. It might help your junior colleagues or your developers to get a better understanding. Hopefully after this article you won’t have to explain any more that “yes a reader...

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