DB2 10 for LUW Migration

One of the great impacts from attending the IDUG conference is getting the latest DB2 information available from consultants, users and IBM. It is great to talk directly to users that are experiencing DB2 performance and application issues or ease of use of the tools.. Because I’ve been busy working with my clients and presenting . . . → Read More: DB2 10 for LUW Migration

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

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

DB2 Migration to DB2 10: Another Three More Items to Ensure your DB2 Performance

As everyone gets ready for the DB2 migration to Version 10 there are many things that need to get done to start implementing the system and application enhancements. Below are another three more items to do ahead of the schedule so your company, systems and applications can leverage the features as soon as you start . . . → Read More: DB2 Migration to DB2 10: Another Three More Items to Ensure your DB2 Performance

DB2 Migration to DB2 10: Three More Items to Ensure your DB2 Performance

Talking with people at the DB2 Washington DC-Baltimore user group meeting was very interesting. Surveying the group showed that everyone was planning to perform DB2 migration to DB2 10 as soon as possible. Everyone was excited about the DB2 10 performance features and especially the cost savings offered through its new features and functionality.

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DB2 Migration to DB2 10-Three Critical Performance Items to Help You Prepare

When you and your management start to talk about your DB2 migration to Version 10, start planning immediately because the DB2 migration path never has enough time for all that needs to be done. Regardless of when you start there are normal operations, everyday issues and, of course, lately earthquakes and hurricanes to make your . . . → Read More: DB2 10 Migration-Three Critical Performance Items to Help You Prepare

DB2 10 Roadshows provide additional information

DB2 Migrations Get a Push

The IBM DB2 training roadshow was in Washington DC this last week. The presentations provided additional information on the full advantages of System Z and how it continues to lead all platforms in price performance. Different tracks with information about . . . → Read More: DB2 10 Roadshows Provide Additional DB2 Training Information

DB2 10 SQL Optimization Preservation for DB2 Performance

Leverage DB2 Version 9 BASIC and EXTENDED Plan Stability Features

Last week I talked about leveraging the DB2 Version 9 BASIC and EXTENDED plan stability features. I also commented that if you don’t have DB2 9 and are coming from DB2 Version 8 to DB2 10 that you can still save your access plans to . . . → Read More: DB2 10 SQL Optimization Preservation for DB2 Performance

Maintaining DB2 Query Performance Tuning within DB2 10

Three Things to Do to Retain Your DB2 Query Performance

Everyone is really wondering whether the DB2 performance improvement numbers are really true for DB2 10. The answer is a big “YES” according to the majority of the DB2 10 Beta customers. The DB2 performance figures are true and sometimes better than the 5-10% saving . . . → Read More: Maintaining DB2 Query Performance Tuning within DB2 10

DB2 10 Performance Solutions

Being a DB2 consultant is always interesting especially when visiting a variety of shops around the country analyzing their designs, practices and DB2 performance. The major theme that comes through all these shops is that every company is trying to save money and trim their IT budget. These cost savings efforts are slashing budgets by . . . → Read More: DB2 10 Performance Solutions