“To certify new server infrastructure or any significant changes we use the SQLReplayer from ITGAIN to reproduce our specific workload.“ Erik Bak-Mikkelsen,
Head of Cloud Operations, Moovel (car2go a subsidary of Daimler)
"In order to take on the project successfully, we brought in external support into our project team from the very beginning. This was a good decision, as we needed a team of specialists to supplement our own employees and carry out diverse tasks. Smooth changeover process using "resourceful tools". For the Mainframe-Linux-Migration, we lacked the program support for the changeover What seemed initially to be a huge hurdle actually became a success factor. ITGAIN tools are the right solution."
Achim Siebertz, Bürgel IT Division Manager
"For the daily administration of a large number of databases, we need a DB2 tool that provides a clear overview and is easy to use. Speedgain has proved itself to be very good in this capacity. We also particularly appreciate our working relationship with ITGAIN's employees. Furthermore, long-term behavior and evaluation of SLA requirements and accounting information is one of the requirements of performance monitoring in business.“
The experiences of a database team working for an international automobile manufacturer
JCL interpreter J2U
With the help of the JCL interpreter J2U, provided by ITGAIN, batch jobs available in the new Linux environment could be implemented without being changed. "Without a suitable tool, we would have had to convert the JCL individually for all batch jobs into a Linux script language“, summarizes Mr. Häcker the issue.
Project Manager Häcker from KRZ Lemgo
"OS monitoring in conjunction with the status monitor gives us a complete overview of our database server. Through complete monitoring of the database server, we can now identity weak points in the operating system."
Markus Brüning, GAD eG, responsible for DB2 LUW databases
Migration from DB2 for z/OS to DB2 UDB for Linux
The BWI provides credit rating assessments and financial information for businesses and private individuals in Germany. Goals of this project were a considerable cost reduction through the complete migration of all DB2 databass of the company from DB2 for z/OS to DB2 UDB for Linux.
Succsessful linkage of the mainframe-based TUI-booking system with the internet-based travel agency booking system CETS TUI InfoTec is a tourism focussed IT-service provider within the TUI-Group, Europe's leading tourism company. The TUI-Group includes over 200 tourism businesses - from travel agencies, to tour organizers and airlines, to hotel associations. In this sector, information technology is a key factor for success: complex data must be integrated and various systems within the groups need to be linked together. The goal of this project was the establishment of a platform-neutral and structured interface for the TUI-booking system, based on XML, that would allow links with any desired system (including links via TUI-Internet access).
Euler Hermes Kreditversicherung-AG
The Euler Hermes Kreditversicherung-AG is Germany's leading credit insurer and service provider for claims management. The goal of the project was a shift of the CRM database and the Tivoli database of the group from DB2 for z/OS to DB2 UDB under AIX in order to attain cost savings and improvements in performance.
DB2 EEE Tuning
Premiere is Germany's largest pay-TV provider with over 3 million subscribers.The goal of the project was to attain performance improvements to meet service-level agreements and save on hardware costs. 150 days of CPU run-time per year could be saved.
Backup- and Maintenance procedures for DB2/UDB-Systems
The Euler Hermes Kreditversicherung-AG is Germany's leading credit insurer and service provider for claims management. The goals of the project were the establishment of back-up procedures for DB2/UDB databases that would allow for data-loss free reconstruction of the databases, as well as the establishment of automatic maintenance routines for DB2/UDB databases.
Consolidation of data models of TUI Deutschland GmbH with those of Thomson Travel Group
The TUI AG is the largest tourism group worldwide. The best known trademarks of TUI AG, aside from TUI, include among others the formerly British Thomson Travel Group, now TUI UK. The goal of the project was the consolidation of the data models of TUI Deutschland GmbH with those of the Thomson Travel Group for the Hotel Inventory, Contracting and Destination Database sectors.