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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 #201: Favorite Tuning Tips and Tricks for Db2 LUWSpecial Guest: Joe Geller, JP Morgan ChaseFavorite Tuning Tips and Tricks for Db2 LUW100% of our audience learned something! SELECTIVITY, OPTGUIDELINES, Runstats, Indexes, Bufferpool Design, REORGs, monitoring advice, and more!! No wonder Joe won Best User Speaker at IDUG Lisbon 2017! Joe's presenta…
The DB2Night Show #Z83: Copy Smarter - Unload/Load, DSN1COPY and beyondPresented by: Kai Stroh UBS Hainer "The DB2Night Show #Z83: Copy Smarter - Unload/Load, DSN1COPY and beyond" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!96% of our studio audience learned something!Kai described the requirements and issues of copying Db2 data between environments. Watch the replay...…
The DB2Night Show #200: IBM Db2 V11 Performance: BLU Hits and Misses!Follow @db2geekSpecial Guest: Mark Gillis, Triton ConsultingDb2 V11 Performance: BLU Hits and Misses100% of our audience learned something! Based on his popular IDUG Lisbon Db2 technical session, Mark covered an overview of BLU, examples of workload performance in Db2 V10.5, the benefits of Db2 V11 …
The DB2Night Show #199: Awaken your Data with RESTful Access to Db2!Follow @upintheairyyzSpecial Guest: George Baklarz, Program Director, IBM CanadaAwaken your Data with RESTful Access to Db2! OData!100% of our audience learned something! The new IBM Data Server Gateway for OData is a standards-based way for customers to leverage Db2 in modern Cloud and Mobile appli…
The DB2Night Show #Z82: The Db2 12 Catalog -- What happened since Db2 11Presented by: Steen Rasmussen CA technologies "The DB2Night Show #Z82: The Db2 12 Catalog -- What happened since Db2 11" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Steen described the Db2 12 catalog changes abd their role in support new and improved Db2 …
The DB2Night Show #198: The 5 W's of Db2 HADR with guest Dale McInnis, IBM @dalemmcinnisSpecial Guest: Dale McInnis STSM / NA Data Server Tech Sales IBM CanadaThe 5 W's of Db2 HADR98% of our audience learned something! What is HADR? Why should you use HADR? Where should HADR be deployed? When should you use HADR? Who is using HADR? And, bonus, How is HADR being used by Db…
The DB2Night Show #Z81: Experiences using Db2 z Transparent DS EncryptionPresented by: James Pickel DB2 for z/OS SWAT team "The DB2Night Show #Z81: Early experiences using Db2 for z/OS Transparent Data Set Encryption" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Jim described pervasive encryption for DB2 and the steps to implem…
The DB2Night Show #197: Db2 IoT, Project Pollinator, and GWLM Follow @Roger_E_Sanders Follow @IBM_Paul_BirdSpecial Guests: Roger Sanders and Paul Bird, IBMDb2 Science Projects: IoT Project Pollinator and GWLM Tool100% of our audience learned something! It's a special show when we have two guests! Roger Sanders introduced us to Project Pollinator and showed u…
The DB2Night Show #Z80: DevOps and Cloud Provisioning for Db2 zPresented by: Patrick Bossman DB2 for z/OS SWAT team "The DB2Night Show #Z80: DevOps and Cloud Provisioning for Db2 z" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Patrick gave many tips for improving developer and DBA productivity by reducing waits in the…
The DB2Night Show #196: Db2 LUW Transaction Log Expedition w/ Ember Crooks @ember_crooksSpecial Guest: Ember Crooks Director, Xtivia IBM DB2 GOLD ConsultantSQL Infusion: A Db2 LUW Transaction Log Expedition!96% of our audience learned something! Ember took us on an educational journey that covered just about everything related to Db2 transaction logs, active logs, archive…