Working with various companies over the years I’ve found that mainframe customers usually have figures on the zOS mainframe utilization and DB2 performance statistics from their DB2 database environments. I am always amazed when working with DB2 LUW customers that these companies only create historical utilization and performance figures for the UNIX or Windows environments . . . → Read More: Mainframe Is Still Cheaper: Cost Analysis of the Infrastructure
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
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
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
The IDUG DB2 training conference has officially started and it was great to see a large number of people. Curt Cotner and Namik Hrle started off this DB2 education conference with a great keynote presentation. They highlighted the roadmap of the coming and present features of DB2 z/OS and DB2 LUW.
They talked about the . . . → Read More: IDUG EMEA DB2 Training Conference Starts Off with Great Information
There are many design aspects for DB2 Temporal Tables that I have discussed in some of my previous blog entries. While reviewing the design of a recent data warehouse system, it became apparent that many index design points weren’t evaluated and were causing overall poor application DB2 performance. These same index design points are especially . . . → Read More: Three Essential DB2 Performance Design Points about DB2 Temporal Table Indexes
DB2 Leads with Innovation Benefiting DB2 Business Intelligence Applications
2008 DB2 Magazine article shows how DB2 on the System Z platform supports cost efficiencies and DB2 performance for DB2 business intelligence applications.
DB2 9 Provides a DB2 Performance Boost
2007 DB2 Magazine provides specific examples of DB2 SELECT, DB2 FETCH and more to show how DB2 9 for DB2 zos can improve DB2 performance.
Follow Through on Best DB2 Performance Practices to Achieve DB2 Scalability
2006 DB2 Magazine article by DB2 consultant, Dave Beulke, discusses DB2 8 for Z/os and DB2 LUW 9 with their improved DB2 performance and DB2 scalability.
DB2 8 for DB2 zos Performance Boost
2006 DB2 Magazine article by DB2 consultant, Dave Beulke, identifies a few key cost-saving measures DBAs can take with DB2 8 for DB2 zos to improve Java DB2 performance.