Position Power! DB2 v 9 Spatial Features Explained
November 12th, 2009

Most businesses today already store extensive location data, for customers, suppliers, competitors, branches and many other items. For many large corporations, that data is stored in DB2 for z/OS. The availability of spatial features within DB2 for z/OS will allow those organisations to derive valuable new information and deliver new capabilities to their customers.    So, what exactly is spatial data? Here's a simple definition:...

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Business Benefits of DB2 9 for z/OS
November 11th, 2009

Many of today's enterprise IT systems are comprised of a bewildering array of technologies.  The advent of Service Oriented Architectures and "loosely coupled" systems means that it is often impossible for the end-user to tell which back-end systems are being used....

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Participate in our Database Management Survey & help children in the developing world
November 10th, 2009

We are conducting an industry research into how companies like yours are currently managing their databases.  ...

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IOD 2009 Blog - Day 3 - Mainframe update
October 28th, 2009

Yesterday I talked about IBM's exciting new pureScale technology for the DB2 for LUW platform. Before I move on to talk about some interesting mainframe related technologies as I promised, I just want to briefly mention a couple of extra pureScale items that became apparent yesterday..........

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