Monthly Archives: October 2010

My Other IOD Posts

I posted a blog entry here earlier in the week from the IBM Information On Demand (IOD) conference. I also wrote a couple of blog entries about IOD at my other blog, DB2portal. Well, just in case readers of this … Continue reading

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Information On Demand 2010, Day One: The Opening Session

Here I am at the opening session of the 2010 IBM Information On Demand conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The hall is beginning to fill up with what is reported to be around 10,000 attendees. I wonder how many are … Continue reading

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Tools to Facilitate Efficient Data Management

DBMS software enables end users or application programmers to share data. It provides a systematic method of creating, updating, retrieving and storing information in a database. DBMSs also are generally responsible for data integrity, data access control, and automated rollback, … Continue reading

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The Tao of DBA

Can the ancient philosophy of Tao intermix with the modern “philosophy” of DBA? Continue reading

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