DBA is sentenced to 12 months for hacking former employer network
July 9th, 2010

According to an Information Week articl, a former database administrator for Houston's GEXA Energy was sentenced to 12 months in prison and fined $100,000 on Tuesday for hacking into his former employer's network in 2008. Official release....

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Adding some zIIP to IBM DB2: What Can Speciality Processors Do for You?
June 30th, 2010

In his latest article for Database Journal, Julian Stuhler looks at how IBM DB2 for z/OS uses zIIP and how it reduces the monthly software cost for customers on WLC charging models. ...

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Ultimate protection for your business data - IBM information protection solutions for System z
June 7th, 2010

IBM Webcast...

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Teradata Buys xkoto
May 27th, 2010

As an xkoto business partner we received offical notification a couple of weeks ago that they had been acquired by Teradata Corporation.  The announcement has now gone public - more details here.   Xkoto was the creator of the clustering technology GRIDSCALE which was designed to improve database availability and scalability with minimal impact to the application.  GRIDSCALE has now been withdrawn from sale with new customers still being supported but not able to purchase new licenses....

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