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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 #Z61: DB2 in the Digital AgePresented by: Sheryl Larsen Sr. DB2 Product -- Specialist, BMC Software "The DB2Night Show z61: DB2 in the Digital Age" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!90% of our studio audience learned something!Sheryl took a look into the future of technology and DB2's role. Watch the replay...
The DB2Night Show #160: Top 10 DB2 LUW Explain Tips with John HornibrookSpecial Guest: John Hornibrook, STSM, IBM CanadaTop 10 DB2 LUW Explain Tips100% of our audience learned something! John Hornibrook is one of the top IBM brains behind DB2's optimizer. In this helpful presentation, John shares some invaluable tips for using and understanding DB2's Explain capabilitie…
The DB2Night Show z60: SQL Performance for Big Data 22B row data warehousePresented by: Dave Beulke Dave Beulke and Associates "The DB2Night Show z60: SQL Performance for a Big Data 22 Billion row data warehouse" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Dave shared a wealth of SQL tuning tips aimed at very large DW environme…
The DB2Night Show #159: DB2 LUW 10.5 BLU Monitoring In-DepthSpecial Guest: David Kalmuk, STSM, IBM CanadaIBM DB2 LUW 10.5 BLU Monitoring In-Depth100% of our audience learned something! DB2 10.5 and its various fixpacks have introduced many new monitoring capabilities. During this show, David taught us what is new and how to use the new information. His prese…
The DB2Night Show #Z59: Comparing DB2 to OraclePresented by: Sheryl Larsen Sr. DB2 Product -- Specialist, BMC Software "The DB2Night Show z59: Comparing DB2 to Oracle" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Sheryl gave a deep dive comparison of DB2 on z/OS to Oracle. Watch the replay...
The DB2Night Show #158: DB2 LUW HADR ROS Success with Sanjay TrehanSpecial Guest: Sanjay Trehan, Sr. DBADB2 LUW HADR ROS (Read on Standby) Success Story--- Continuous availability for over 8 years!98% of our audience learned something! 84% of our live studio audience indicated that they use HADR with 41% indicating they use the ROS capability. In this unique show, …
The DB2Night Show z58: Must knows about DB2 for z/OS Distributed - Part 2Presented by: Cristian Molaro IBM Champion and Gold Consultant "The DB2Night Show z58: Must knows about DB2 for z/OS Distributed - Part 2" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Cristian continued his excellent presentation on distributed configurati…
The DB2Night Show #157: DB2 LUW 10.5 FP5 New Encryption with George BaklarzSpecial Guest: George Baklarz, IBMDB2 V10.5 FP5 New Encryption WMV, MP4, & PDF Available!100% of our audience learned something! By George, IBM got Encryption Right! Beginning in DB2 LUW 10.5.5, full instance, database, and related objects and files can be easily encrypted. 89% of our studio audienc…
The DB2Night Show z57: IDAA - More Than Just Query AccelerationPresented by: Peter Bendel IBM SVL "The DB2Night Show z57: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS - More Than Just Query Acceleration" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Peter insight into the many new features of the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerato…
The DB2Night Show #156: Using and Optimizing DataStage and DB2 @globomikeSpecial Guest: Michael Tiefenbacher Manager Business Services & Data Management Specialist at ids-SystemUsing and Optimizing DataStage and DB2100% of our audience learned something! DataStage is a very popular ETL tool that is used with IBM DB2 LUW. Michael offered some very valuable advi…