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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 #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…
The DB2Night Show #195: Breaking News from IBM Canada Db2 Lab! Follow @Roger_E_Sanders Follow @jrockwoodSpecial Guests: Roger Sanders and Jessica Rockwood, IBMBreaking Db2 (LUW) News from the IBM Canada Lab100% of our audience learned something! Shocker! "DB2 for LUW" is now just "Db2". Mainframe folks will still have to type out "Db2 for z/OS". Some IBM prod…
The DB2Night Show #Z79: zIIP Experiences: Exploitation Not AbusePresented by: Adrian Burke DB2 for z/OS SWAT team "The DB2Night Show #Z79: zIIP Experiences: Exploitation Not Abuse" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Adrian gave many tips for the proper use and exploitation of zIIP processors. Watch the replay…
The DB2Night Show #194: Interviewing the DB2 LUW Optimizer w/ Ember Crooks @ember_crooksSpecial Guest: Ember Crooks Director, Xtivia IBM DB2 GOLD ConsultantInterviewing the DB2 LUW Optimizer100% of our audience learned something! Ember took us on a deep dive journey through DB2 LUW Explain information including how to get it, how to interpret it, how to make the most of i…
The DB2Night Show z78: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS UpdatePresented by: Peter Bendel IBM STSM, Germany "The DB2Night Show z78: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS Update" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Peter gave insight into the many new enhancements of the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator. Watch t…
The DB2Night Show #Z77: DB2 12 UpdatePresented by: Jeff Josten Distinguished Engineer, IBM SVL "The DB2Night Show Z77: DB2 12 Update" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!100% of our studio audience learned something!Jeff did a great of describing the highlights in DB2 12 and beyond. Watch the replay...
The DB2Night Show #193: DB2 LUW V11 Certification Training - Part 3 Follow @mohankumarsp Follow @rcollins963Special Guests: Mohan Saraswatipura and Kent Collins, AuthorsDB2 LUW V11 Certification Training - Part 392% of our audience learned something! If you want to earn DB2 LUW V11 IBM Certifications, there are no better teachers than the professionals that are wri…
The DB2Night Show #Z76: DB2 SQL Tuning TipsPresented by: Tony Andrews Instructor and Consultant, Themis Inc. "The DB2Night Show Z76: DB2 SQL Tuning Tips" Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!97% of our studio audience learned something!Tony described many SQL coding issues that cause bad performance and then discussed the solutions. Wa…
The DB2Night Show #192: ALL ABOUT IDUG Anaheim 2017 plus Badge Winner! Follow @IDUGDB2Special Guests: Terry Johnson, IDUG Conference Chair, and Paul Turpin, President IDUG BoardALL ABOUT IDUG Anaheim100% of our audience learned something! Terry told us all about the upcoming IDUG Conference in Anaheim California, April 30-May 4. This year the conference format is "new…