Luke Numrych

Luke Numrych

Luke Numrych has been employed in various IT fields ranging from mainframe operations to software development since 1995. He has been involved in supporting DB2 LUW on Windows since the beginning of 2011, transitioning fully to a production support DBA for DB2 databases in an OLTP environment in March of 2012. Currently Luke is a Senior DB Engineer for a company in the Financial Services sector.
Luke is a member and, since 2015, Secretary of the Wisconsin DB2 Users’ Group.

The DB2 IPS blues.

I have recently encountered an interesting issue – after an IPS (Intrusion Prevention System) upgrade, client applications suddenly stopped being able to connect to some database instances – not all of them, but just a to a subset.… Read the…

Working with Db2 copies …on Windows

How to investigate Db2 copies installed on a Windows system According to one of the definitions from the UrbanDictionary, adding the words “in bed” to any sentence can make that sentence “more interesting”. I like to think that the Db2…

Using Windows AD groups in DB2

DB2 has an “interesting” relationship with Windows OS, and one of the areas where that relationship comes to the surface is user authentication and authorization, particularly when one is trying to use Active Domain groups for authorization purposes. Here are…