Db2 13 for z/OS Technical Overview

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Session title: Db2 13 for z/OS Technical Overview

Session abstract: Db2 13 for z/OS, announced in April and generally available on May 31, delivers a bevy of new features and functions for Db2 DBAs, systems programmers, users and applications.

This session will provide a technical overview of the most significant enhancements provided by Db2 13, in areas such as migration, scalability, performance and SQL. Learn, and get ready.

Speaker biography: Robert Catterall is a Principal Db2 for z/OS Technical Specialist with IBM. He started his IT career with IBM in 1982, and worked throughout the 1990s as a member of the Company’s Db2 for z/OS National Technical Support team. From 2000 to 2007, Robert worked as a database technology strategist for CheckFree (now part of Fiserv). After working for three years as an independent Db2 consultant, he rejoined IBM in 2010. Robert is a past President of the International Db2 Users Group (IDUG), and a member of IDUG’s Speakers Hall of Fame. He presents frequently at conferences and user group meetings, and blogs about Db2 for z/OS at http://robertsdb2blog.blogspot.com/.