Tridex Db2 LUW – June 13th 2019 agenda

8:30 – 9:00 Coffee (provided IBM)
9:00 – 10:15 George Baklarz, IBM
ISO JSON Functions for Db2 {“whats”:”new”}
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00 George Baklarz, IBM
Db2 V11.5  SQL Enhancements Technical Overview 
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch (provided by IBM)
12:45 – 2:15 Keri Romanufa, IBM
Latest from the lab: V11.1.4.4 and V11.5 Core Engine Enhancements
2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 4:00 Keri Romanufa, IBM
Db2 Columnar Architecture  (including 11.5 enhancements)

Db2 V11.5 SQL Enhancements Technical Overview

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Session title: Db2 V11.5  SQL Enhancements Technical Overview

Session abstract: You might have heard rumors of a new version (or perhaps a fix pack?) of Db2 being released shortly. Hopefully we can shed some light on exactly what is new in Db2, how you might use some of these new capabilities, and a look into what additional features the future may bring.

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Latest from the lab: V11.1.4.4 and V11.5 Core Engine Enhancements

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Session title: Latest from the lab: V11.1.4.4 and V11.5 Core Engine Enhancements

Session abstract: V11.1 first shipped in April 2016.   It introduced a new paradigm of continuous delivery to Db2 releases.  We will start with a review of V11.1 including recent mod 4 functionality.  From there we will progress into our upcoming v11.5 release.    Once on 11.5,   we’ll introduce a number of the new features  in 11.5 GA.   Finally  we’ll end with details on some of the potential items in the V11.5 continuous delivery roadmap. Continue reading “Latest from the lab: V11.1.4.4 and V11.5 Core Engine Enhancements”

Db2 – The AI Ready Database – Hybrid Data Management Strategy

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Session title: Db2 – The AI Ready Database – Hybrid Data Management Strategy

Session abstract: Companies are trying to leverage data to transition into data driven businesses. In this session we will go through IBM’s Hybrid Data Management strategy and, in particular, how IBM’s data platform can ensure you are ready for AI. Continue reading “Db2 – The AI Ready Database – Hybrid Data Management Strategy”

Data & Artificial Intelligence : What’s Happening

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Session title: Data & Artificial Intelligence : What’s Happening

Session abstract: This session will provide a brief overview of what’s happening with AI with a particular emphasis on data and then provide a summary of the IBM offerings and products that support AI and Data Science.

Speaker biography: Susan also leads a tech community of a few hundred volunteers in the New York area & she loves hackathons. For more information about Susan please see: https://developer.ibm.com/opentech/category/susan-malaika/

Lets go with the IBM’s Always-on Architecture -keeping your service up for DECADES!

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Session title: Lets go with the IBM’s Always-on Architecture -keeping your service up for DECADES!

Session abstract: In this presentation we will discuss how IBM has implemented its “Always-on” architecture, providing the ability to keep services up without any outages.  This architecture was originally designed for sports venues, e.g. Olympics, Wimbleton, Masters, … but now has been adopted by several private companies who are unable to take any service outages.

Speaker biography: Dale has a B.Sc.(CS) from the University of New Brunswick and a Masters of Engineering(M.Eng) from the University of Toronto. Dale joined IBM in 1988, and worked in the DB2 development team from 1992 -2014. Dale’s area of expertise includes DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows Kernel development, where he led teams that designed the current backup and recovery architecture and other key high availability and disaster recovery technologies. He has obtained eleven (11) patents in the area of database resiliency. Dale is a popular speaker at the International DB2 Users Groups (IDUG) conferences worldwide, as well as DB2 Regional users groups and IBM’s Information On Demand (IOD) conference. His expertise in the area DB2 availability area is well known in the information technology industry. Dale spent 10 months as the IBM Cloud Data Services Chief Availability Architect, and now Dale is now on the North American Hybrid Data Management Technical Sales team.

My Favorite Db2 Problem Determination Tricks

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Session title: My Favorite Db2 Problem Determination Tricks

Session abstract: As a member of the Db2 LUW development and support team, Pavel uses Db2 problem determination techniques on a daily basis. Whether it is problems reported by test teams, related to his newly written code (rarely happens ;-), or tough customer reports from the field, there are techniques that can lead to a problem resolution more quickly. Continue reading “My Favorite Db2 Problem Determination Tricks”