IBM has published a document with some additional best practices for configuring TSAMP, so I thought I would add an article to my TSA series covering these settings.
One of the struggles for any well-employed person is to find time for further training and educating themselves. Thus I find that I make a lot of progress toward my data science learning goals on airplanes and from airports. I don’t travel a lot for work – maybe once a month this year or a bit less. But when I travel, the time in airports and on airplanes is some of that precious “me” time. Work generally does not expect me to be accomplishing much, and is slow enough that I’m not desperately logging into every WiFi I can find to get off one more email. There is no house to be cleaned or dinner to be cooked, or children or husband to play with or help or talk to.
Connecting to a database is required before most actions can be taken on the database. A Db2 connection is made at the database level, and not at the instance or server level. This entry focuses on how to establish a connection to work with a Db2 database. It applies to Db2 for Linux, UNIX, or Windows.
This is one of those blog entries that I write and I know it will be obsolete and I will show my own ignorance and cringe at it in five years, but I have to write it anyway. I know that Iam biased. I come from a relational database background, and am working hard to open my mind the new data techniques that seem so popular these days.
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This blog entry is designed to serve as a roadmap for current blog entries directed at those newer to Db2. In my mind, this likely includes anyone who has been working with Db2 for less than 2 years. However, often there are areas we spend more time in than others, so I think of these topics also as “spackle” – to fill in gaps for the self-taught. Note that some of the topics below are not links. This is because they’re areas I plan to blog about in the future.