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”

Tridex Db2 LUW – March 28th 2019 agenda

8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast (provided by IBM/IDUG)
9:00 – 9:15 Benefits of Attending the IDUG North America Conference – Charlotte, NC
Jim Reed, Program Director, IBM Enterprise Analytics
9:15 – 10:45 Db2 – The AI Ready Database – Hybrid Data Management Strategy
Les King, Director, Hybrid Data Management Solutions IBM Analytics
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 My Favorite Db2 Problem Determination Tricks
Pavel Sustr, Senior Manager and Senior Software Engineer with IBM Db2 LUW development
12:00 –12:45 Lunch (provided by IBM/IDUG)
12:45 – 2:00 Table Space Odyssey
Pavel Sustr, Senior Manager and Senior Software Engineer with IBM Db2 LUW development
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15 – 3:30 Lets go with the IBM’s Always-on Architecture -keeping your service up for DECADES!
Dale McInnis, Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) at the IBM Toronto Canada lab
3:30 – 3:45 Break
3:45 – 4:45 Data & Artificial Intelligence : What’s Happening
Susan Malaika, Senior Technical Staff in the Cognitive Applications group in IBM focusing on open source for Data & AI
4:45 – 5:00 Drawing for free pass to IDUG North America Conference in Charlotte, NC
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DB2 HADR Multiple Standby Deep Dive

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Session title: DB2 HADR Multiple Standby Deep Dive

Session abstract: In this presentation we will examine the HA and DR options available for DB2.  This will be followed by a deep drive in the workings of DB2’s HADR technology with a specific focus on how running HADR with Multiple Standbys changes operations.  We will walk to several failure scenarios describing how the HADR technology will react. Continue reading “DB2 HADR Multiple Standby Deep Dive”

Managing Your Metadata with ODPi Egeria

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Session title: Managing Your Metadata with ODPi Egeria

Session abstract: Project ODPi Egeria is a new initiative that supports the flow of metadata between different technologies and tools, enabling organizations to locate, manage and use their data more effectively. Automating data governance becomes simpler too. Egeria is open source – Among the products that plan to incorporate Egeria are IBM Global catalog & more. See https://github.com/odpi/egeria Continue reading “Managing Your Metadata with ODPi Egeria”

Data Virtualization and Project Queryplex

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Session title: Data Virtualization and Project Queryplex

Session abstract: Regardless of the industry, data has become a fundamental driver in today’s business decisions.  Businesses pivot and remain competitive based on the analytics performed on that data.  Increasingly that data comes from more and more sources, its volume is increasing at an exponential rate, and need for insight is increasingly real-time. Continue reading “Data Virtualization and Project Queryplex”

Adaptive Workload Management in Db2 Warehouse

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Session title: Adaptive Workload Management in Db2 Warehouse

Session abstract: IBM’s Db2 Warehouse (and Db2 Warehouse on Cloud) has recently rolled out a new Adaptive Workload Management technology that allows you to easily manage your database resources across workloads and ensure they meet their desired performance objectives. Continue reading “Adaptive Workload Management in Db2 Warehouse”