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VSAM Demystified

VSAM is used “under the covers” of every DB2 for z/OS page set. VSAM is also used as the storage mechanism by some IMS databases.

Craig Mullins | February 2, 2015

Minimizing Lock Contention Issues

I frequently get e-mails with DB2 questions and I plan to start posting answers to some of the more common ones up here.

Craig Mullins | December 30, 2014

No Black Boxes!

First of all, before I go any further, let’s first define what I mean by a “black box.” If I plan to recommend that you prohibit them we better both understand what it is we are talking about prescribing.

Craig Mullins | December 23, 2014

DB2 Compression: z/OS versus LUW

Data compression for non-mainframe DB2 is quite a bit different than it is for DB2 for z/OS.

Craig Mullins | December 16, 2014

The Aging Mainframer

A continuing, lingering perception that the mainframe is dead continues on in some parts of the IT industry.

Craig Mullins | December 4, 2014

Webinar: Building a Performance Centric Organization

Database performance problems are not caused by magic. Indeed, all performance problems are always caused by change.

Craig Mullins | November 11, 2013
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