DB2 10 for zOS Migration Vendor Tips from the IDUG Conference

The International DB2 User Group (IDUG) conference was last week and one of the great traditions is talking with all the DB2 vendors at the conference. Getting the latest information and understanding of their product strategies, directions and enhancements can be great for planning your database infrastructure future support activities. The following are three areas . . . → Read More: DB2 10 for zOS Migration Vendor Tips from the IDUG Conference

DB2 10 for zOS Migration: More Tips from the IDUG Conference

The International DB2 User Group (IDUG) conference was a great success with more attendees than the past few years and great DB2 technical educational information. As I talked about during the week through Twitter, and in my blog last week, IDUG had many technical presentations, good vendor and IBM networking opportunities.

There was a great . . . → Read More: DB2 10 for zOS Migration: More Tips from the IDUG Conference

DB2 10 for z/OS Migration Tips – IDUG Networking

The International DB2 User Group (IDUG) conference started yesterday with the full day educational seminars. This morning’s keynote session highlighted the new DB2 10 for LUW, DB2 10 for z/OS and all their great features.

There are always informative sessions, numerous networking opportunities and interesting information exchanges going on at the conference. Coming in . . . → Read More: DB2 10 for z/OS Migration Tips — IDUG Networking

DB2 10 Performance Improvements

There are many great features in DB2 10 and as the system migrations happen more companies are experiencing improved performance. The clients doing migrations from DB2 Version 8 to DB2 10 are especially happy experiencing the performance improvements in DB2 Version 9 once they make it to Version 10.

There are many areas where performance . . . → Read More: DB2 10 Performance Improvements

DB2 10: Three things to guarantee your migration success

Last week I discussed the IDAA session at the recent IBM’s System z Software Technical Sales Boot Camp at the Silicone Valley Lab I attended. Other sessions at the event detailed DB2 10 for z/OS and successful migrations. IBM showed charts showing the migration of DB2 customers and demonstrating that the DB2 10 adoption is . . . → Read More: DB2 10: Three Things to Guarantee Your Migration Success

DB2 10 for z/OS: Value for years to come

The discussion of the z/OS platform and specifically the value of DB2 10 is very interesting. As I work with clients on both the distributed and the z/OS platforms, the z/OS value is extending its use within the enterprise. Based on these cost of z/OS and the value of DB2 10 discussion, I offer up . . . → Read More: DB2 10 for z/OS: Value for Years to Come

Three Areas to Examine Before Your DB2 10 Migration

2012 has kicked off with a vengeance and everybody is back in the office and wants everything done right now. The crowded calendar continues and people want your DB2 migration to DB2 10 schedule as soon as possible. There is no time to get your existing applications and SQL improved before your DB2 migration, but . . . → Read More: Three Areas to Examine Before Your DB2 Migration to DB2 10

Business Analytics: Three Business Areas to help your company’s bottom line

Thanks again for all the greetings and comments over the holidays, I really appreciate it. Best wishes and success to everyone this New Year 2012.

When we left off last year I was writing about the DB2 business analytics that could help your management understand the growth and hard work your DB2 systems and applications . . . → Read More: Business Analytics: Three Business Areas to Help Your Company’s Bottom Line

Analytics Is the Answer: Three More Business Analytics Areas Needed for Management

Thanks for all the comments this last week and throughout the year. I really appreciate it. The comments this week were related to additional business analytics areas that need to be communicated to management. Management needs to be aware of business analytics on maintenance activities, security/compliance efforts and the number of end-users helping make profits . . . → Read More: Analytics Is the Answer: Three More Business Analytics Areas Needed for Management

Analytics Is the Answer: Three Reasons Your Business Needs DB2 z/OS Analytics

While recently speaking at the Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Chicago DB2 User Groups, it was really nice to hear all the opinions and different points of views on DB2 10 from all my familiar friends. It was only a couple of years ago when a friend told me their company had decided to get off the . . . → Read More: Analytics Is the Answer: Three Reasons Your Business Needs DB2 z/OS Analytics