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Current DBA Trends: Adapting to a Data-Driven and Hybrid Environment
Learn how today’s database administrators must adapt to an increasingly complex hybrid and data-driven environment.
DB2 Mainframe Catastrophe Diverted with Open System Migration
An emergency project reflects how its expertise helped one customer avoid a digital catastrophe by facing downing a potentially fatal peril during the holidays.
How to Plug Your Mainframe Skills Gap
Older employees with mainframe skills are nearing retirement age. There’s a shortage of younger workers with this knowledge. Plan a strategy to close the gap.
Why Mainframe Computing is Here to Stay (And What You Can Do About It)
While the mainframe may have a shrinking user base in this era of the cloud, companies still on the mainframe are likely to remain there into the foreseeable future.
3 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore the Mainframe Talent Shortage
Even though mainframe computers seem to be outdated in a cloud computing era, there’s no sign of it disappearing as organizations are still using for business apps.
Is it better to use a single TIMESTAMP column or two columns, one DATE and the other TIME? Craig Mullins advises in latest blog post.
Null Follow-up: IS [NOT] DISTINCT FROM
Datavail consultant Craig Mullins blog on Null Follow-up.
Understanding what nulls are, and how best to use them, can help you to create usable Db2 databases and design useful and correct queries in your Db2 applications.
Is your organizations managing their database infrastructure properly? Craig Mullins discusses db2 best practices here in a new blog post.