I think I’m beginning to better understand why IBM is not fond of tools like db2top. The truth is that the developers really only get exposure to the largest Db2 clients. These are the ones that really pay the developer’s salaries, after all.… Read the restContinue reading »
There is a flag that can be set on DB2 tables to mark them as “Volatile”. But not everyone knows what a volatile table is or what this does, so I thought I’d write a quick post on it.
A true volatile table is one that is used only for transient data – data that is put into tables and then quickly removed, meaning that a table marked as volatile could have zero rows one minute, 40,000 the next, and then back to zero.… Read the restContinue reading »