A practical pureScale architecture refresher for your Day 2 operations

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Session title: A practical pureScale architecture refresher for your Day 2 operations

Session abstract: By taking a look under the hood at a selective set of pureScale components with references to recent advancements in those areas, this session is suitable for both prospective customers who seek to run their mission critical OLTP workloads on a RDMS on-premises or cloud that provides 99.999% high availability as well as a refresh for seasoned pureScale DBAs to understand the many improvements introduced in the 11.5 stream that can greatly improve their current Day 2 operations.

Objective 1: Understand key components in the pureScale architecture.
Objective 2: Deep dive into a selective set of pureScale components highlighting changes in recent releases and how they function together to provide the resiliency and performance demanded by mission critical workloads.
Objective 3: Walkthrough of new tooling and enhancements that can greatly help typical day 2 operations.

Speaker biography: Alan Lee joined IBM in 1999 and spent his first two years as the UNIX development infrastructure team lead focusing on improving overall development efficiency. He has been with the Db2 kernel development team since 2001. His early contributions included delivering a generic cross-platforms Db2 independent operating system library targeting initially for Db2 Administration Server, which was later adopted and deployed with other IBM software products. In his role as the Db2 I/O owner, he has interlocked with various file system and operating system vendors exploiting new file system features to improve Db2 I/O performance. He later joined the pureScale team and has led the research and development of numerous features such as multiple adapter & multiple switch support in V9.8.4, pureScale on RDMA over Converged Ethernet in V10.1, fully redundancy in Geographical dispersed pureScale Cluster in V11.1, simplified configuration and management for pureScale storage redundancy in V11.1 that improved Db2 pureScale high availability and expanded its offering portfolio to the latest pureScale on AWS Marketplace in 11.5.  He is an active technical advocate for Db2 pureScale leading engagements with customers who were transitioning to Db2 pureScale. In addition to his involvement with pureScale, he is also involved in hybrid cloud development where he architected and delivered the base infrastructure for data transfer between Db2 and object storage vendors such as Amazon AWS and IBM Cloud. Development roles aside, he led the Db2 LUW Client Success support organization in all geos, significantly improved its support Net Promoter Score (NPS) by double digit within a year. Currently, he is the product owner of Db2 pureScale & high availability and upline development manager of Db2 Kernel and Db2/SAP partnership.