Building a customer data integration business case: Project specifications
SAP BW certification: Tips, advice and skepticism
Storage device: Before you purchase
Business intelligence and data warehousing team structure
Operational data stores: ODSs join the debate between data marts and data warehouses
SOA starts with the data
Data export command: Migration from a DB2 table to a flat file
Resources on creating and supporting BLOBs in DB2
Data center power consumption: Tips and options for assessment
MDM and business rules management
Data mart vs. data warehouse
VSAM to DB2: Before you convert
Data governance: Tips for techies and managers
Data cleansing: The business impact of dirty data
Data quality management begins with data governance
VSAM to DB2 migration project design
CDI initiative: Where to begin?
Troubleshooting: Performing an insert with DB2 z/OS
Finding the right application for an online ordering system
Steps to becoming a data warehouse architect (DWA)
Locating 'lost' external tables in a schema
A slow ETL process: Is there a 'best' ETL tool for a SYBASE IQ database?
Sizing up querys of DB2 for z/OS
Weighing the cost of tableBASE
Clarifying parameters of Runstats
False CDI prophets
Implementing CDI risks
Making the most of your enterprise data warehouse
The origins of CDI
MDM vs. CDI
Off site data storage tips
Data governance: How to maximize data stewardship
Data quality management: Building the business case
Customer data integration challenges: Customer identification
What to look for in a vaulting vendor
Best practices in establishing a records retention department
Universal data availability in the enterprise
Optimal data integration performance during the data explosion
Real-time data access does not equal effective data management
Thoughts on IBM's CICS VSAM Transparency
Database management systems: DBMS vs. RDBMS
VSAM to DB2
ETL and CDI, the fundamental differences
Managing information about a product through its lifecycle
Ralph Kimball vs. Bill Inmon approaches to data warehouse design
Data governance software: The truth about 'one-size-fits-all' data governance 'solutions'
The Clinger-Cohen Act and enterprise risk management
Data governance initiative: Strategic planning
Information lifecycle management (ILM) data storage in an Oracle environment
Data warehouse management: General Ledger Business Process analysis
Database management system software: Tips for choosing the best DBMS
How can I find all of the ABAP programs for BW?
COBOL change needed when migrating to DB2 V8?
Are parameter markers the best course?
DB2/UDB on Unix/Linux vs. DB2/OS/390
What difference does a 1 = 1 predicate make?
Best way to read over 700,000 rows of COBOL
Online DB2 Catalog tables
VSAM vs. DB2
Improving performance on a stored procedure that slowed from enqueues
Performance impact of secondary extents, tables and indexes
Determining how indexes are being used
How and when to use DB2 scrollable cursors
Roles and responsibilities for new MIS unit handling data quality and BI
Necessary items when building a data warehouse
Which comes first -- DW maturation or long-term data retention?
How can I get into a career in BI and DW?
What does intelligence mean in 'business intelligence'?
What authority non-DBAs need to create triggers
Three rules of thumb for triggers
Why would a company buy Cognos software on top of Oracle reporting?
Making efficient schema changes
Getting data to unload
Trigger basics in DB2 and OS/390
Rolling back DB2 tables
Deleting N rows from a DB2 table
Rownum code solution for DB2 on the OS/390
Should I upgrade now to DB2 V8?
The benefits and drawbacks of DB2 V8
Hot DB2 V8 features
Who is using the DB2 table?
Converting NULL with an ALTER statement
z/OS DB2 tuning resources
Parallel processing against a DB2 table
The mainframe as a viable data server platform
Storing a DB2 plan
Simulating the VSAM START command
How to get DB2 admin certified
What is the role of a DBA?
The BI landscape
Business Intelligence in 2002
Expert predictions for business intelligence in 2003
Binding to the proper subsystem
The maximum length of a VARCHAR item
How you should execute stored procedures
To REBIND or not to REBIND
Explaining LEVEL parameter of pre-compilation
Influencing IBM about the direction of the DB2 product line
Tracking down SPAMers