Advanced Performance Diagnostics for SQL

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Session title: Advanced Performance Diagnostics for SQL

Session abstract: Db2 provides a number of important features for diagnosing and solving your SQL problems. Through a series of practical examples, this session will introduce you to the latest Db2 capabilities available for SQL diagnostics and show you how you can leverage them to solve query problems in your own environment. Continue reading “Advanced Performance Diagnostics for SQL”

Security for a Modern Mainframe Database Environment

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Session title: Security for a Modern Mainframe Database Environment

Session abstract: IBM’s mainframe security is well known for being hacker resistant. However, the deployment of technology depends on a combination of people, process and technology. Some of those processes, like authentication, begin on desktops and mobile devices that are outside the mainframe security controls and most susceptible to theft, key logging and other means to enable unauthorized personnel to access mainframe systems. Continue reading “Security for a Modern Mainframe Database Environment”

Ensuring Availability with Modern Db2 Backup and Recovery Strategies

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Session title: Ensuring Availability with Modern Db2 Backup and Recovery Strategies

Session abstract: This presentation will discuss what we as DBA and System folks can do now to help when there is a recovery situation.  We all have done recoveries… but we usually don’t wake up one morning and say let’s do some recoveries today. Or are we ready for a hardware or software failure today? Continue reading “Ensuring Availability with Modern Db2 Backup and Recovery Strategies”

Db2 – Continuously Available and Transparently Scalable

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Session title: Db2 – Continuously Available and Transparently Scalable

Session abstract: Db2 pureScale has taken the gold standard for availability of the mainframe DB2 z/OS SYSPLEX and made it available on distributed AIX and Linux systems on premises and on cloud.  We’ll take you through the architecture, latest features and capabilities that is running the worlds more critical and scalable systems.

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GWLM: A helpful free tool to unlock the complexities of Db2 WLM – Paul Bird, Senior Technical Staff Member, Db2 Development

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Session title: GWLM: A helpful free tool to unlock the complexities of Db2 WLM  – Paul Bird, Senior Technical Staff Member, Db2 Development

Session abstract: Tired of trying to figure out your workload management configuration from dense db2look output? Having trouble making even simple changes to your system without mistakes? Unable to remember all the DDL options available? Come learn about the free IBM Graphical Workload Manager (GWLM) tool that helps to unfold and make clear the mysteries of Db2 workload management in a simple, visual manner!

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Data Server Manager Update and Directions

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Session title: IBM’s Hybrid Data Management Strategy

Session abstract: Peter will provide an overview of the latest enhancements and the trends and directions for the Db2 Family consoles including Data Server Manager. He will also deliver a deep dive on Monitoring best practices, tips and tricks using Data Server Manager that will include configuration, statement history and under the covers insights.

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