IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Denver, Colorado, USA 2012
Denver Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado
May 14-18, 2012

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DB2 10 for z/OS - 6 in 60 minutes

Session Number: 330
Track: Technical Networking Opportunities
Session Type: Technical Networking
Primary Presenter: John Campbell [IBM DB2 for z/OS Development]
Co-Presenter: Florence Dubois [IBM UK Ltd]
Co-Presenter 2: Terry Purcell [IBM Silicon Valley Lab]
Co-Presenter 3: Peter Steen Nielsen [Project Manager - Danske Bank]

Room 111 & 113 => Wed, May 16, 2012 (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Speaker Bio: John Campbell is an IBM Distinguished Engineer reporting to the Director for z/OS Development at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab. He has extensive experience of DB2 in terms of systems, database and applications design. He specialises in design for high performance and data sharing. John is one of IBM's foremost authorities for implementing high end database / transaction processing applications.

Terry Purcell is a Senior Technical Staff Member with the IBM Silicon Valley Lab, where he is lead designer for the DB2 for z/OS Optimizer. Terry has 2 decades of experience with DB2 in Database Administration and application development as a customer, consultant and DB2 developer.

Florence Dubois is a senior member of the DB2 for z/OS SWAT Team and regularly participates or leads DB2 Health Check Studies across worldwide leading customers.

Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Presentation Category: Emerging Technology
Presentation Platform: DB2 for z/OS
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Application Developers, Data Architects, Database Administrators, Systems Programmers, New Users, IT Managers
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: New Release (DB2 for z/OS)
Objective 1: Plan management/explain enhancements - arguably not a reason to migrate, but they do allow you to have greater control and visibility to access path changes - which can mean a smoother path to taking advantage of DB2 10.
Objective 2: Predicate processing improvements
Objective 3: Customer Migration Experience
Objective 4: Bind/Rebind Benefits
Objective 5: Virtual Storage Constraint relief
Potential CPU Savings

Abstract:  DB2 10 for z/OS offers customers improved operational efficiencies, the potential to reduce costs, and the ability to adapt quickly to support business growth. Get a quick overview of the benefits and features of DB2 10 for z/OS from this fast paced SIG.

Six topics will be discussed, each for ten minutes. The first five minutes will consist of an overview of the topic, followed by a five minute question and answer period.


- Plan Management/Explain Enhancements
- Predicate Processing Improvements
- Customer Migration Experience
- Bind/Rebind Benefits
- Virtual Storage Constraint relief
- Potential CPU Savings

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