As I noted in last week’s blog, there are many things IT organizations can learn from the website problems on Healthcare.gov. Here are five more things we all might learn from this website situation or any problem project that has these types of issues.
Best practices and industry standards work. I have written . . . → Read More: 5 More Things to Learn from the HealthCare.gov Website Problems
Channel surfing the other night I came upon the C-SPAN video replay of the congressional testimony regarding the Healthcare.gov website. Thinking about all the testimony and the political partisan points I was amazed at the project planning comments, lack of understanding of the technological problems, and number of issues that were discussed. . . . → Read More: 5 Things to Learn from the HealthCare.gov Website Problems
Last week I talked about three important Java DB2 performance best practices that can help prevent performance problems before they get into production. Unfortunately, the comments from readers indicated that the Java DB2 performance problems are already in production and the database is being blamed. Proving the database is not the issues always . . . → Read More: Three Items to Improve Java Performance
Check out my video on “Building Scalable Data Solutions in a Changing Regulatory Landscape.”
These days Java systems have grown within the corporate software landscape because they provide a flexible language for running programs on all types of platforms. Unfortunately, the Java language, like any software language, can suffer from bad . . . → Read More: Three Important Java Performance Best Practices
DB2 10 Security Improvements
DB2 10 for z/OS introduces the ROLES-based security model that was introduced in DB2 9.7 LUW. This security model provides granular data access security providing definitions that can secure data access down to the row and column level. DB2 10 also . . . → Read More: DB2 10 Security Improves Java Performance
Sleep is over rated. Sleepless from too many time zone changes from clients to then jumping on a plane and presenting at the IDUG conference in Vienna was great but a challenge. The baby two seats away from me had a bad flight over and I felt so sorry for Mom trying everything to stop . . . → Read More: IDUG Europe and DB2 Java Performance
Actions speak louder than words. So if you want to be appreciated as a DBA, save your company big bucks and CPU resources by improving DB2 performance.
These days it seems everyone is running out of CPU capacity on their UNIX machines and on the mainframe. With pureQuery you can provide a way to help . . . → Read More: pureQuery Saves CPU to Improve DB2 Performance
With DB2 10 coming out and the IDUG North American Conference this week, there should be another great opportunity for further information about the new release.
One problem is that too many shops have DB2 performance problems with existing Java applications and not even all the new DB2 10 features and enhancements will . . . → Read More: Two Java Items to Check to Improve DB2 Performance
Happy New Year!
Be Proactive with your DB2 Performance
Is it? Well, I know everyone is worried about the economy, but the best way to stay employed is to be proactive. Proactive is not that difficult it is just being extra helpful and providing extraordinary service.
For example recently helping a client, I was asked . . . → Read More: Be Proactive With Your DB2 Performance