A paper I co-authored was accepted into the 33rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2007). The conference will be held at the University of Vienna, Austria The paper is titled “Efficient Bulk Deletes for Multi Dimensionally Clustered Tables in DB2“.
Loyal reader, Jeff, shared this article from the Kernel Trap. It’s a historical summary of the release of Linux 0.01. The article contains the original release notes and early exchanges from the comp.os.minix newsgroup. When one considers how successful Linux has become and the wide variety of platforms that Linux runs on, I thought theses quotes […]
A friend sent me this nugget of personal computing history. It’s digitized recording of a Bill Gates speaking to the University of Waterloo Computer Science Club in 1989. If you curious about learning more about the history of the personal computing revolution, I recommend Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer by Paul Freiberger […]
Another DB2 Chat with the Lab session is coming up. Here’s the details: DB2 9 pureXML in Action Wednesday, March 28th 8 AM Pacific, 10 AM Cetral, 11 AM Eastern, 4 PM London, 5 PM Paris Abstract DB2 9 pureXML makes it easy to store, query, and manipulate XML. In this session we’ll describe how […]
A few weeks back, I mentioned that the DB2 Runtime/Compiler area was hiring co-op students. Now, I’m excited to announce that we’re also hiring full-time C/C++ Software Developers. The ideal candidates are innovative and energetic new graduates that want to develop world-class software at Canada’s largest software development facility, the IBM Toronto Lab. You can […]