Confessions of a DB2 Geek
February 25th, 2010
Confessions of a DB2 Geek is here to bring you all the latest facts, updates and insight intot he world of DB2.
Our resident DB2 Geeks will be regularly sharing their thoughts on the latest trends in DB2. Click here to find out what our geeks are up to.
In our first installment we bring you - Pure Genius - Mainframe style data sharing comes to AIX.
Get the lowdown on data sharing! Download the podcast.
With the launch of pureScale at the end of 2009 IBM announced to the world that they were bringing mainframe style data sharing to the AIX platform - with other platforms to follow. Given that z/OS is the gold standard for reliability this is an exciting prospect.
At Triton our resident DB2 Geeks have got a wealth of expertise in DB2 both on and off the mainframe. In this podcast James Gill - a mainframe data sharing expert - chats to Clair Ross - a DB2 LUW expert - about what lessons can be learned from the mainframe data sharing world and how pureScale can bring this to the midrange market.