Jim Dee – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs BMC Software Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:20:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://blogs.bmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bmc_favicon-300x300-150x150.png Jim Dee – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs 32 32 Can We Say “Agile” and “Db2 for IBM z/OS” in the Same Sentence? http://www.bmc.com/blogs/can-we-say-agile-and-db2-for-ibm-z-os-in-the-same-sentence/ Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:41 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=12151 The term “DevOps” is occupying a lot of space in articles, presentations, and blogs lately. But it doesn’t apply to the mainframe or Db2 on z/OS… or does it? As Db2 DBAs, we’re too busy keeping the lights on to worry about a trend that affects only distributed and mobile apps. But the truth is […]]]> IBM’s zIIP for Mainframe Explained http://www.bmc.com/blogs/ibms-ziip-for-mainframe-explained/ Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:10:09 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11067   As a follow-up to Phil Grainger’s post about zIIP offload, I thought it was worth spending a few moments to focus on the characteristics of code that can run on a zIIP as well as code that could suffer minimum performance loss if it was rewritten to run on a zIIP rather than a […]]]>