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October 11, 2007  9:41 AM

Database automation software boasts minimal configuration



Posted by: Atrujillo
Databases, System i software, System management

In a recent conversation with software provider GridApp about the release of the latest version of GridApp's flagship database automation software,

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September 12, 2007  9:21 AM

Reader feedback on DB2 on i, Domino separation



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Databases

IT Jungle has some good reader feedback about IBM's decision to "yank support for DB2/400...as a data store for Notes and Domino databases..." Here's one user comment:

I note with disappointment IBM's decision to...


September 10, 2007  9:34 AM

Is DB2 dead?



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Databases, System i software

Actually, are all relational DBMSs dead? Maybe not yet, but according to a recent blog, they're past their time.

Michael Stonebraker over at The Database Column argues that


September 5, 2007  12:29 PM

Oracle certification issues on the i5



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Databases, System i software

One System i user I recently talked to would like to run all his Oracle software -- both the databases and the E-Business Suite -- on the same hardware and software platform. And seeing as he is a senior System i technical analyst, he would like that hardware platform to be the...


August 22, 2007  2:23 PM

No LN8 support for DB2 on i5? Common to get answers



Posted by: Atrujillo
Databases, System i software

The recent release of Lotus Notes 8 was cause for celebration for many, but not for i5/OS users looking to do some DB2 work with it. According to Domino Blog blogger and

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August 7, 2007  8:50 AM

iSeries utility FROG user review, pt. 3



Posted by: Atrujillo
Databases, iSeries software

We recently asked users to review Innovative Systems' iSeries database utility F.R.O.G. Here is one of the responses we received.


I saw this...


August 7, 2007  8:40 AM

iSeries utility FROG user review, pt. 2



Posted by: Atrujillo
Databases, iSeries software

We recently asked users to review Innovative Systems’ iSeries database utility F.R.O.G. Here is one of the responses we received.


Did not...


August 7, 2007  8:16 AM

iSeries utility FROG user review, pt. 1



Posted by: Atrujillo
Databases, iSeries software

We recently asked users to review Innovative Systems' iSeries database utility F.R.O.G. Here is one of the responses we received.


I’ve been...


May 9, 2007  6:35 AM

Gartner reports on System i



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Databases, System i hardware

In the past week, Gartner has come out with a couple short reports on the System i. The first examines what MySQL could do for System i, concluding that it will help the popularity of System i...


March 28, 2007  9:43 AM

Centerfield seeks to help DB2 run smoother on the iSeries



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Databases

Centerfield Technology, based in Rochester, Minn., released AutoDBA this week, which is designed to make DB2 on i5/OS run better by boosting SQL performance. With more and more iSeries shops having to manage SQL because of their J.D. Edwards,...


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