Craig Mullins – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs BMC Software Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:42:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://blogs.bmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bmc_favicon-300x300-150x150.png Craig Mullins – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs 32 32 It’s Not Your Daddy’s DB2! – Part 6 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/not-daddys-db2-part-6/ Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:51:37 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9509 Autonomics It is time for part 6 in our multi-part series describing why It’s Not Your Daddy’s DB2… So far we have examined industry and DBA trends (Part 1), the many database and management changes made to DB2 for z/OS (Parts 2, 3, and 4), and SQL and development trends (Part 5). Today we turn […]]]> It’s Not Your Daddy’s DB2! – Part 5 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/not-daddys-db2-part-5/ Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:06:31 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9472 SQL and Development Trends Hello, and welcome back to It’s Not Your Daddy’s DB2… our series focusing on the changing world of DB2 for z/OS development and administration. We’ve already taken a look at the macro trends impacting the industry in Part 1; and in Parts 2, 3, and 4 we examined the multitude of […]]]> It’s Not Your Daddy’s DB2! – Part 4 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/not-daddys-db2-part-4/ Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:42:06 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9353 Data Structures and Other DDL Welcome to part 4 in our on-going series addressing the changing nature of DB2 for z/OS. Part 1 covered database and DBA trends; part 2 looked at changes with Universal table spaces; and part 3 discussed the role of LOBs with unstructured data. But there are other changes happening to […]]]> It’s Not Your Daddy’s DB2! – Part 3 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/not-daddys-db2-part-3/ Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:47:13 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9219 Unstructured Data and LOBs In part 1 of this series we took a look at database and DBA trends; part 2 examined the changing world of DB2 table spaces. Today, in part 3, we take a look at the burgeoning role of unstructured data and the impact of using LOBs to store that data in […]]]> It’s Not Your Daddy’s DB2! – Part 2 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/its-not-your-daddys-db2-part-2/ Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:47:07 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9160 Universal Table Spaces In Part 1 of this series we took a look at the trends that impact the world of database systems and database administrators in general. With today’s post we will begin to look at the major changes and challenges facing the world of DB2 for z/OS in the digital era. One of […]]]> It’s Not Your Daddy’s DB2! – Part 1 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/its-not-your-daddys-db2-part-1/ Tue, 19 Jan 2016 06:56:51 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9051 Industry and DBA Trends With this blog post I am kicking off a new series of posts on the topic of how and why DB2 for z/OS is changing, and what these changes mean in terms of managing, administering, and developing DB2 databases and applications. The basic premise, which if you’ve been working with DB2 […]]]>