Simon Lightstone

What is a multitenant database architecture? How is it done in dashDB and DB2?

When you have an SQL database that deals with multiple users, there's a tough choice to make over how you set up and access your tables to provide security. One model that's growing in adoption is to give each user their own, separate schema, database or set of tables. This is called a multitenant architecture, or multitenancy....  Continue reading What is a multitenant database architecture? How is it done in dashDB and DB2?

6 ways IBM dashDB moves DB2 customers to the cloud faster

You might have heard of dashDB, IBM's new hybrid database engine. It's 100% DB2-compatible, which means there's tons to love about it.  There's a lot of newly-released enhancements that make using dashDB even easier, like the high availability plans for dashDB for Transactions.  But what does all this mean for DB2 users? Here's a quick...  Continue reading 6 ways IBM dashDB moves DB2 customers to the cloud faster