09/26 - Cincinnati DB2 Usergroup Meeting Invitation

Joe Gill

09/26 - Cincinnati DB2 Usergroup Meeting Invitation
You are invited to attend the next Cincinnati DB2 User Group, sponsored by
Fifth Third Bank, and featuring Paul Wirth from IBM.

Paul Wirth is the Senior Data Management Technical Sales Specialist with IBM
Corporation and he will be presenting "DB2 Connections for DB2 to z/OS"


RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!

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When: Wednesday, September 26 2007, 1:00- 4:30 PM


Where: Fifth Third Bank- Madisonville Campus
(George A. Schaefer Operations Center)
5050 Kingsley Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45227
(see directions below!)

Who: Paul Wirth, IBM Corporation

Audience: Application Programmers, Database Administrators, and
Systems Programmers

Cost: Thanks to Fifth Third Bank, once again Our Usual
Customary and Reasonable Fee: $0

RSVP: REQUIRED to ensure an accurate count for meeting.

Abstract:
The purpose of this presentation is to provide an "end-to-end" overview of
distributed connections to DB2 z/OS. Given distributed transactions cross
many different business organizations, gaining an understanding the "big
picture" of a distributed transaction is difficult. The goal of this
presentation is to provide a high level view of a distributed transactions
and to try and de-mystifying the behavior of DB2 z/OS distributed workloads

Outline:

a.. DB2 Clients - Review the DB2 Runtime Clients and Client Deployment
tools
b.. DB2 Connect - Connection Pooling, Connection Concentrator and Java
Type-4 Driver
c.. DB2 z/OS and Distributed Connections - Thread Pooling and Thread
Parameters
d.. DB2 z/OS and Connection Resources - Capacity Planning for Threads on
DB2 z/OS
e.. z/OS Workload Manager - Workload Manager and DB2 Threads, also zIIP
Processors and DDF
f.. DB2 Connect Considerations
g.. DB2 Connect Tips

Presenter:
Paul Wirth is a Senior Data Management Technical Sales Specialist with IBM
Corporation located in Grand Rapids , Michigan . Paul has been involved in
database administration and storage management for the past twenty years.
Over the years Paul has worked in database administration with IMS, DB2 and
Oracle. Paul has also worked extensively with enterprise storage subsystems
for both Open Systems and zOS.

Directions:

Driving Directions to Fifth Third Bank Madisonville Campus
From Downtown Cincinnati and Kentucky

a.. Take I-71 North toward Columbus
b.. Take the Red Bank Rd. exit - exit number 9 - towards Duck Creek Rd.
c.. Keep in the right lane on the exit ramp.
d.. Turn right onto Duck Creek Rd. Travel to second Light.
e.. At second Light, make Right onto Eastwood Drive (at Fifth Third and
Coca Cola sign).
f.. Operations center will be straight ahead. Follow Visitor signs
pointing straight.
Coming from I-75 (Northwest of Cincinnati)

a.. Take I-75 South towards Cincinnati.
b.. Take the OH-562 exit- exit number 7- towards Norwood.
c.. Merge onto I-71 North, towards Columbus.
d.. Take the Red Bank Rd. exit - exit number 9 - towards Duck Creek Rd.
e.. Keep in the right lane on the exit ramp.
f.. Turn right onto Duck Creek Rd. Travel to second Light.
g.. At second Light, make Right onto Eastwood Drive (at Fifth Third and
Coca Cola sign).
h.. Operations center will be straight ahead. Follow Visitor signs
pointing straight.
Coming from I-71 (North Cincinnati)

a.. Take I-71 South towards Cincinnati.
b.. Take the Red Bank Rd. exit - exit number 9 - towards Duck Creek Rd.
c.. Keep in the right lane on the exit ramp.
d.. Turn right onto Duck Creek Rd. Travel to second Light.
e.. At second Light, make Right onto Eastwood Drive (at Fifth Third and
Coca Cola sign).
f.. Operations center will be straight ahead. Follow Visitor signs
pointing straight.
Customized Directions:

a.. For your own customized set of directions, please follow this link
to Google Maps. and enter your starting address:
http://tinyurl.com/ysxoh8


Parking:
a.. Visitor parking is located directly in Front of the Operations Center
at the Left Front Corner.
b.. Due to the large number of user group members, feel free to park in
any open employee surface lots if the Visitor lot is full.
Security:

a.. All visitors must stop by the Guard Desk located on the 1st Floor
Visitor entrance.
b.. Guard will direct you to Training Room C on the 1st Floor.


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