Session title: The Db2 Parallel Universe
Session abstract: DB2/LUW is a relational database the can be used for many types of applications, from operational systems running very high number of users and transaction to data marts and large data warehouses. Continue reading “The Db2 Parallel Universe”
Session title: SQL Enhancements Delivered with Db2 12 for z/OS
Session abstract: Every version of Db2 for z/OS introduces new SQL-related capabilities, and Db2 12 is no exception. In this session I will describe new SQL features delivered with Db2 12, Continue reading “SQL Enhancements Delivered with Db2 12 for z/OS”
Session title: Robert’s Db2 for z/OS Blog: Best of the Blog, Volume 1
Session abstract: I started blogging about Db2 for z/OS back in 2007, while working as an independent consultant, and launched my current blog, “Robert’s Db2 blog,” when I rejoined IBM in 2010. That blog gets a lot of page views, and has been enthusiastically received by people in the Db2 for z/OS user community. Continue reading “Robert’s Db2 for z/OS Blog”
Session title: Db2 12 – 12 months agile production experience with more focus on the Data and less on the base.
Session abstract: Migrating to Db2 12 is pretty much the same procedure every 3 years. Then we get introduced to a variety of levels that control new features and functions beig delivered and realize that the every-3-years-same-procedure is history. Continue reading “Db2 12 – 12 months agile production experience”
Session title: Db2 V12 for z/OS Migration Planning and Very Early Experiences
Session abstract: This session will cover: share lessons learned, surprises, pitfalls; provide hints and tips; address some myths; provide additional planning information; provide usage guidelines and positioning on new enhancements; Help customers migrate as fast as possible, but safely. Continue reading “Db2 V12 for z/OS Migration Planning and Very Early Experiences”
Watch Recording (@World of Db2)
Session title: Db2 for z/OS and FlashCopy: Practical Use Cases and Customer Experience
Session abstract: With the explosion of data volumes today, businesses are looking for ways to copy huge volumes of data very quickly – from seconds to minutes – with minimal disruption to the running of applications. In this presentation, you will hear about practical use cases for IBM FlashCopy technology in a Db2 for z/OS environment including non-disruptive data integrity checks, FlashCopy image copies allowing for instant restore, SHRLEVEL(CHANGE) consistent image copy backups, system-level backup and recovery. We will provide many hints and tips on how to set up your environment, share lessons learned from customer experience and address common pitfalls.
Speaker biography: Florence Dubois is an IBM Executive IT Specialist and a member of the Db2 for z/OS Development SWAT team. In this role, she consults for worldwide customers on a variety of technical topics, including implementation and migration, design for high performance and availability, performance and tuning, system health checks, disaster recovery. Florence presents regularly at conferences and has co-authored several IBM Redbooks publications.
Session title: Db2 for z/OS Gets Agile: Data-as-a-Service and Database-as-a-Service
Session abstract: This session will describe recent Db2 for z/OS enhancements that enable developers to respond to an organization’s application requirements with greater speed and agility. Continue reading “Db2 for z/OS Gets Agile: Data-as-a-Service and Database-as-a-Service”
Session title: Let Me Make THIS Clear – More Oft-Misunderstood Db2 for z/OS Concepts and Facilities
Session abstract: At a Tridex meeting earlier this year, I talked about Db2 for z/OS concepts and facilities that many people know of but are not clear on. I’m back with more of the same, Continue reading “Let Me Make THIS Clear – More Oft-Misunderstood Db2 for z/OS Concepts and Facilities”
Session title: Finding CPU & MSU Gold in Legacy COBOL Stored Procedure Code
Session abstract: With the introduction of DB2 native stored procedures one thing is consistent. The percentage of zIIP elligible MIP’s has increased significantly over the past several years. Continue reading “Finding CPU & MSU Gold in Legacy COBOL Stored Procedure Code”
Session title: Protecting Your Crown Jewels
Session abstract: This presentation will give an overall view of how to protect your most critical assets on z/OS. We will discuss overall strategy including DB2, RACF, Guardium, zSecure, encryption, database and file activity monitoring and how they feed your SIEM for actionable items in real-time. Continue reading “Protecting Your Crown Jewels”