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Episode 27 - Mark Rader - Db2 for z/OS - 12.18.2017


Episode 27 - Mark Rader - Db2 for z/OS - 12.18.2017

A database is a database is a database, right? Not entirely. In this episode, we take a look at Db2, how it was built specifically to handle rigorous business demands, and how it is growing to meet whatever the future will throw at it. Take a peek under the hood of Db2 for z/OS in this interview with Mark Rader, Db2 Data Wizard.

0:43 How do I spell Db2?

1:23 Ok, so why the 2?

4:42 Power to the Programmers

5:29 Db2 on z/OS vs elsewhere

9:31 Db2 Tools

11:19 ... and now it's time for "Impress Us With Big Numbers"

13:15 Locking structures

15:21 Buffer Pools

19:35 Size limitations

21:43 IDAA

26:13 Let's pretend...

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