I just got this note from Dean and thought I’d share it with you. I’m quite impressed by the content that Dean has created and want to make sure you are aware that this content exists. Thanks Dean!
New db2Dean.com Article - DB2 10.1 New Features
DB2 v10.1 became available on 30 April 2012 and has TON of new features and improvements, some of which you can begin taking advantage of without doing anything other than upgrading your database. As with the past “features” articles, this is a summary of the new features in v10.1 that I see as the most important. My hope is to provide a summary that you can browse to quickly find the items that are the most valuable to you and to provide links you can click to do more in depth reading on them. A number of features have been discontinued in v10.1, most notably Control Center and many of the GUI tools that you access from it like Command Center. I summarize these discontinued and deprecated functions in this article. See http://www.db2Dean.com for the rest of the article.
Want some Compression with that database, honey?
Ever wondered what features are included with which edition of DB2 and which need to be ordered separately? For example, did you know that pureScale is included in DB2 Workgroup edition, but must be purchased separately with DB2 ESE and Advanced editions? Well, now there is a page on the web where you can view a chart showing which features are in which editions. It can be found at: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v10r1/topic/com.ibm.db2.luw.licensing.doc/doc/r0053238.html
DB2 10.1 Favorite Links
I have updated my "Favorite Links" page with links to the DB2 10.1 manuals, information center and other good v10.1 stuff. http://www.db2dean.com/Previous/DeanLinks.html
DB2 v9.1 now OUT of SUPPORT
DB2 v9.1 went out of support on April 30 of this year. If you are still running any DB2 servers or clients on that version you should upgrade them ASAP. See the Upgrade Portal for logs of help with this task: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=71&context=SSEPGG&uid=swg21200005
The Falcons are Back
The Peregrine Falcons are back in their nest in Salt Lake City this year and the web cam is still on them. See the parents and chicks live at: http://wildlife.utah.gov/dwr/learn-more/peregrine-cam.html Generally "Camera 2" has a better angle .
New DB2 Fix Packs Available
- - Fix Pack 6 for DB2 v9.7 was released on May 30 . See entry called "Recommended group: DB2-v97-<yourOS>-RECOMMENDED ".
- Fix Pack download links can be found at http://www.db2dean.com/Previous/DeanLinks.html
- DB2 v10.1 Proof of Technology July 18-19 in Salt Lake City. Get your hands on the latest features at this great event. For more information and registration, see https://events.webdialogs.com/portal/wippages/register.php?id=c92b63969e&l=en-US
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