PkgCache #25: The Hanukkah Hack

Recorded December 8, 2015 • 57 minutes

Fred and Ian review IBM Insight in Las Vegas and IDUG EMEA in Dublin then the clever way that Fred used ISO8859-8.

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Listener Larry Sokoloski
Listener Larry Sokoloski

PkgCache #24: The Cache Awakens

Recorded October 22, 2015 • 47 minutes

Fred and Ian review IDUG North America, discuss plans for IBM Insight and IDUG EMEA and then discuss Fixpacks, BLU MPP and come down with a mild case of zEnvy™.

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Maroon 5 @ IBM Insight

PkgCache #23: Internet of Swamp Things

Recorded April 3, 2015 • 53 minutes

Fred and Ian discuss April Fools’ pranks, the general availability of the SQL Database premium plan on Bluemix, follow up on the discussion about Data Server Manager, the upcoming IDUG North American conference in Philadelphia and other DB2 news.

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The Unicode Cone of Shame from Fred’s VARGRAPH-hack
The Unicode Cone of Shame from Fred’s VARGRAPH-hack

IDUG NA

  • Fred’s Likes:

    • E06: Hidden Gems: The Top 10 Most Under-utilized Functions in DB2 – Matthias Nicola
    • D07: Top Ten DB2 LUW Explain Tips – John Hornibrook
    • F16: Migrating from IMS to DB2 with DL/2 – Bernie O’Connor
    • C17: Using The Multi-Temperature Data Feature with Fully Automated Storage Tiering – Roger Sanders
  • PkgCache #22: The Woman with the Rose Tattoo

    Recorded March 12, 2015 • 38 minutes

    Fred and Ian discuss the latest DB2 news, IBM allowing ads in Redbooks, the just-announced Data Server Manager product and some quirks about the MON_GET functions and lock monitoring.

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    Fred’s Laptop

    PkgCache #21: Left Outer Shark

    Recorded February 6, 2015 • 48 minutes

    Fred and Ian discuss the lack of DB2 ads in Superbowl XLIX, the new features in DB2 10.5 Fixpack 5 and the latest DB2 News.

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    PkgCache #20: The BuzzFeed Strategy Doesn’t Always Work

    Recorded January 4, 2015 • 47 minutes

    Fred and Ian ring in the new year, review the fall conference season and discuss the latest DB2 News.

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    Ian’s view was, No Doubt, excellent
    Ian’s view was, No Doubt, excellent

    PkgCache #19: Databases Gone Wild, Cancun Edition

    Recorded October 1, 2014 • 46 minutes

    Fred and Ian talk about what’s new in the DB2 “Cancun” release (10.5 Fixpack 4) and the latest DB2 News.

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    PkgCache #18: Dragging Hexagons to Achieve Nirvana

    Recorded July 17, 2014 • 48 minutes

    Fred and Ian talk about the latest DB2 News; Bluemix becoming Generally Available; Apple and IBM pairing up, and the fall conference season.

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    PkgCache #17: Making Guacamole with a Wood Chipper

    Recorded June 25, 2014 • 47 minutes

    Fred and Ian talk about the latest DB2 News, summer experiments, Optimization Profiles, and some interesting hardware developments that could impact DB2 in the future.

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    “El Machino”: an early prototype of The Machine? (photo by Mel Albaum)
    “El Machino”: an early prototype of The Machine? (photo by Mel Albaum)

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