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”

Tridex Db2 z/OS – October 3rd 2018 agenda

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8:30 – 9:00 Coffee (provided by BMC)
9:00 – 10:15 Chad Reiber, BMC
Ensuring Availability with Modern Db2 Backup and Recovery Strategies
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:45 Sheryl Larsen, BMC
Revival of the SQL Tuner
11:45 – 12:45 Lunch (provided by BMC)
12:45 – 2:00 Jim Porell, Rocket Software
Security for a Modern Mainframe Database Environment
2:00 –  2:15 Break
2:15 –  3:30 Jonathan Sloan, IBM
Machine Learning for z/OS