Friday, November 25, 2022

Finally together: Db2 and Zeppelin

United: Db2 and Zeppelin
If you followed my blog, you may have noticed that I wrote about Db2 and about Zeppelins in the past - but not together. Today, I am going to discuss how I configured a JDBC interpreter in an Apache Zeppelin notebook to connect to a Db2 on Cloud database. So, finally, within a single blog post, I can talk about both of them. Let's get started.

Monday, November 7, 2022

IDUG 2022 EMEA conference is over - keep it going

"IDUG 2023 EMEA will be in"
The IDUG 2022 EMEA Db2 Tech Conference is over. What a week it was! Hard work, not much sleep, technical education, in-person networking, fun, and much more. After getting home, I needed two days and especially the nights to recharge, then the last week to reflect. Here are my random thoughts...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Things I learned at IDUG on JSON Web Token support in Db2

JSON Web Token support in Db2
Right now, I am at the IDUG 2022 EMEA Db2 Tech Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. It's great to have an in-person event again, to network and to discuss. This year, there are many sessions covering Db2 security and they are well-attended. Database security seems to be (more) popular, now. In the past, I have blogged about JSON Web Tokens (JWT) and Db2. They allow a Single Sign-On (SSO) integration of Db2.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Terraform multi-account setup for IBM Cloud

Making progress with Terraform
Today's post is a quick write-up for me, kind of my own documentation. I wanted to access two different IBM Cloud accounts within a single Terraform deployment. But how to proceed? It is relatively simple if you know how to (and found the relevant documentation). Here is what my setup looks like.