Black Friday 2015 – can your databases cope?
Are you prepared for Black Friday? The 27th November is predicted to be the UK's first £1bn online shopping day. The latest in a long line of imports from the US saw £810m spent by UK shoppers in 2014, and
Managing Mainframe Costs in the Financial Services Sector
Over the past 25 years of working with Mainframes, one aspect has proved to be a constant challenge - Mainframe pricing. Mainframe software charges are usually based on peak usage. Whatever an organisations’ peak workload in a given month is
What can be done to halt the rise in cost and complexity in the datacentre?
Saving money on IT spend – it’s always on the agenda. Every week dozens of emails flood inboxes around the world promising to help companies save money on their IT spend. Which ones will work? What’s the best way to
Five Days in the labs – Part 2. DB2 pureScale Coupling Facility
By James Gill We were lucky enough to get an opportunity to spend a week in the IBM Boeblingen Labs in Germany, to get some hands on experience with DB2 9.8 – pureScale – or Data Sharing on mid-range. The
DB2 pureScale: Scalability Demo
This video highlights how easily and instantly you can scale your workloads by simply adding a member to the DB2 pureScale cluster. It also shows how quickly DB2 pureScale recovers in case of a member failure. For more information on