September is turning out to be a busy month for learning. A new DB2 Redbook , IDUG in Sydney , 2 DB2 Tech Talks,
and 3 DB2Night Show episodes !
What a great community we have for DB2.
real-time operational data warehouses a reality
Date: Tuesday September 11
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 pm EDT
Speakers: Jon Lind (presenter) and Serge Rielau (host)
This DB2 Tech Talk will continue the deep dive into the major features of
the new DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows and InfoSphere Warehouse 10 products.
This talk will... [More]
Over the years, DB2 has become more compatible to Oracle, thus making it much
easier for people skilled on Oracle to move to DB2 jobs as well as much easier
for companies to switch their Oracle databases and applications that rely on
With DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows , you’ll find the
PL/SQL Compatibility features and other enhancements make it even easier for you
Learn about why and how to switch by joining this latest DB2 Tech Talk that
takes place on May 31:
DB2 Tech Talk: Oracle... [More]
Apparently this is happening to many of our customers. They move from Oracle
to DB2 and achieve improved performance. Could this happen to you as well?
Here are some of the details of this particular case study:
JSC Rietumu Banka achieves faster database performance moving from
Oracle and Sun to IBM DB2 on Power Systems
With the worldwide recession placing pressure on banks to reduce costs, JSC
Rietumu Banka's CIO was concerned with total cost of hardware, software
and administration supporting the company’s online... [More]
Were you able to join today’s DB2 Night Show webinar? Today was the start of
this year’s very popular competition. If you missed it, I strongly encourage
you to watch the replay . Here’s what you’ll get:
Contestant 1- Richard
How to Find all DB2 Instances on an LUW Server
If you only have one instance, this is very easy to do and not really worth
talking about. But, if you have multiple instances and versions and fixpacks,
db2ilist is not that helpful. Richard suggest that you use a command to view
the DB2 Global... [More]
Join Burt Vialpando and Rav Ahuja on Thursday September 29, 2011 where they will do a comparison on autonomic computing between DB2 and Oracle: Many database professionals ask how DB2 and Oracle compare regarding their autonomic capabilities. That is, how do they make things easier for the DBA with smart, automatically implemented features. They also wonder if there is a clear advantage of one over the other in this respect. This DB2 Chat with the Lab webinar will answer those questions and include a comparison of following autonomic... [More]
This week’s show took place today… and I missed it! I thought I still had an extra day to promote it. So, if you’re like me and missed the show, you can listen to the replays. Here’s what happened in the past week: Thursday April 21 The DB2Night Show #50: Put on the Boxing Gloves, DB2 LUW vs Oracle, Part 1 Julian Stuhler from Triton Consulting and Rick Sobiesiak of IBM Canada presented findings from their DB2 LUW versus Oracle Usability study. The study examines the major differences between DB2 9.7 and Oracle 11gR2, and assesses the... [More]
OK, I thought I had produced a pretty good list of free resources, but of course, as soon as I post, I realize that I’ve forgotten to mention some really key resources. Let me try again and hope that I don’t miss anything else! (Of course if I do… please tell me!!) PlanetDB2.com – Allow us to filter through all the blogs that are on the web to bring you only the bloggers that talk about our favourite subject: DB2, InfoSphere, Warehouse, and other Information Management technologies. ChannelDB2.com – The single largest community of... [More]
Don't miss the next chat with the lab featuring Sal Vella and Burt Vialpando as they discuss the architectural differences between DB2 and Oracle. Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011 (31.3.2010) Time: 12:30 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) 11:30 AM Central / 9:30 AM Pacific / 17:30hrs London / 18:30hrs Frankfurt, Paris / India 11 PM Register: http://bit.ly/gxtk9S Description: Many database professionals and DBAs often ask how DB2 and Oracle compare architecturally, that is, how they are different and similar at their... [More]
Join Scott Hayes and Klaas Brant on the last show of this season. The DB2Night Show Episode #36 HIGH AVAILABILTY: Comparing DB2 (pureScale), Oracle (RAC), and SQL Server (Cluster) Friday, December 17, 2010 11:00 – 12:00 EST DB2 has some great high availability options like HADR and Pure-Scale. But how about the competition? How does DB2 compare to Oracle and SQL Server? In this episode we will look at the architectures that enable high availability and show you why DB2 Pure-Scale is superior to Oracle RAC and SQL Server Cluster. Special... [More]
I have two upcoming webinars to tell you about today and hope that you can
make one or both of them!
First , the second season of the DB2Night Show starts this
Friday, August 6, 2010 . This kickoff episode is special in
that it is 90 minutes in length and Scott will be joined by my two good
friends Serge Rielau and Dwaine Snow .
Together they will give us updates on all the ways that IBM is making it easy
to choose DB2 LUW. If you are a current user of Oracle or Sybase, you really
don’t want to miss this show.