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The DB2Night Show™

The DB2Night Show™ is hosted by Scott Hayes and has the simple mission of building a fun, interactive community around DB2 LUW and DB2 z/OS. Each episode includes fun stuff, education, tips, and special guests ranging from industry experts to "Joe the DBA".

Note: The content of this blog is the opinion and thoughts of the blogger and does not necessarily represent the opinions of IDUG.

 

 
The DB2Night Show #170: DB2 LUW Data Security 102 @idbjorhSpecial Guest: Ian Bjorhovde Principal Consultant at DataProxy LLCDB2 LUW Data Security 10290% of our audience learned something! Security isn't sexy, but it is important, especially if you've been a victim of identity theft or endured a data breach. During this show, Ian Bjorhovde "The Mas…
The DB2Night Show #169: DB2 LUW WLM (Workload Manager) Monitoring Features @globomikeSpecial Guest: Michael Tiefenbacher Manager Business Services & Data Management Specialist at ids-SystemFacilitate WLM Functions and Tools to Improve Your DB2 LUW Monitoring100% of our audience learned something! If you don't have tools, you need to be clever about monitoring DB2 with bui…
DB2 11 for z/OS: Some personal favoritesPresented by: Martin Hubel Martin Hubel Consulting Inc. "The DB2Night Show z66: DB2 11 for z/OS: Some personal favorites" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!This show discussed some of the important but less presented features of DB2 11 including archive tables and new grouping functions. Wa…
The DB2Night Show #168: DB2 LUW Advanced Index Benefit Analysis @srhayes :: @db2performanceSpecial Guest: Scott Hayes, DBI SoftwareSage DB2 LUW Performance Advice Advanced Index Benefit Analysis BLU Table Convert Row to Column Analysis 100% of our audience learned something! In Sage Advice Part 1 during Episode #142, Scott teaches audiences how to find the bigg…
The DB2Night Show #167: Annual Eggnog Party with DB2 Experts PanelSpecial Guests: Mike Winer, David Kalmuk, Matt Huras, John Hornibrook, Adam Storm, Melanie Stopfer, Iqbal Goralwalla, Ian Bjorhovde, Michael Tiefenbacher, Mohan Saraswatipura, Ember Crooks, Cristian Molaro, Klaas Brant, Martin Hubel, David Simpson, and Scott HayesEggnog Party! Celebrating 2015 with …
The DB2Night Show z65: Implementing Expanded RBA/LRSN in DB2 11 for z/OSPresented by: David Simpson Themis Education "The DB2Night Show z65: Implementing Expanded RBA/LRSN in DB2 11 for z/OS" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!This information is timely for the multitude of companies moving to DB2 11! David covered the many aspects of the expanded LRSN /RBA. Wat…
The DB2Night Show #166: DB2 LUW Tips, Tricks, SQL, & Scripts for Lazy DBAs @pkristipatiSpecial Guest: Pavan Kristipati, Sr. DBA, Huntington BankDB2 LUW Tips, Tricks, SQL, and Scripts for Lazy DBAs96% of our audience learned something! During today's show, Pavan shares his excellent IDUG presentation in which he details many of his tricks and techniques to make his DBA job…
Z64: Understand IBM Disk and Tape VirtualizationPresented by: John Iczkovits Senior IT Specialist - IBM What Every DB2 for z/OS Professional Needs to Understand about IBM Disk and Tape VirtualizationEVERYBODY (100%) in our audience learned something! John did an excellent job on explaining what disk and tape virtualization is. Do you want to know…
The DB2Night Show #165: DB2 LUW Real World Essentials Authors of DB2 LUW 10.1/10.5 Certification Study GuideSpecial Guests: Mohan Saraswatipura & Kent CollinsReal World DB2 LUW DBA Essentials!100% of our audience learned something! Our guests talked about DB2 pureScale efficient page reclaims, understanding connection methods and member subsets, compr…
The DB2Night Show #164: 8 High-Impact Performance Tuning Tips for DB2 LUW @ember_crooksSpecial Guest: Ember Crooks DB2 Lead DBA & Delivery Manager, Xtivia IBM DB2 GOLD Consultant8 High-Impact Performance Tuning Tips for DB2 LUW OLTP & E-Commerce Databases97% of our audience learned something! Want to make your OLTP databases run faster? Ember offered eight terrific tips …