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2019
Client Experiences: How DB2 Migration Affects Decimal Type Conversion

Recently, I assisted a client migrating their DB2 databases from v9.7 to v11.1. I intentionally say “migrating” and not “upgrading”, even though three major releases were jumped, because the existing databases were located on Z-Linux servers (big endian) and the

2018
DB2 Native REST API – Versioning and Control

Introduction The DB2 for z/OS REST API has been available on V11 and V12 for a while now and has continued to evolve through IBMs continuous delivery maintenance strategy. With the arrival of APAR PI98649 (V12 PTF UI58425, V11 PTF

2018
What Happens When You Miss a ++HOLD DEP?

This is the sort of thing that I feel quite strongly about when I’m talking to customers, so there is a level of irony that rushing an RSU installation has proved to be so very instructive! The background to this

2018
DB2 Native REST API – VB.NET Tool wDB2REST

Introduction Whilst working with the DB2 for z/OS REST API, I thought it would be useful to have a tool to make things easier to see what was defined, what the parameter profiles look like and maybe even be able

2018
DB2 for z/OS New Function Watch – V12R1M502 is here

Background The advent of DB2 12 for z/OS brought with it a fundamental change in the way that IBM is delivering new DB2 capabilities. Gone are the monolithic version upgrades with 2-3 year release cycles that we knew so well

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