Db2 Container: A Cloud-Native Experience

Session Number: 7451
Track: Virtual Event - Live
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Aruna De Silva [IBM Canada Ltd.]
Time: Jul 21, 2020 (01:15 PM - 02:15 PM)

Speaker Bio: Aruna De Silva is the development lead of the Db2 Universal Container development team and is based off IBM Toronto software laboratory.

During the past four plus years, he has been actively developing solutions in the application modernization space, such Db2 Warehouse, which extensively relies on Linux (Docker) containers. Since early 2019, Aruna has focused his energy on bringing the success of Db2 Warehouse into cloud native platforms such as Kubernetes and Openshift while embracing micro-service architectures and deployment patterns.

Before his journey into the world of Linux containers, he was a member of the Quality Assurance (QA) team for Db2 on Linux, Unix, and Windows product. During his tenure in the in the QA team, he was actively involved in Db2 product integration, implementing and testing of complex product stacks, and designing and testing HA and DR solutions.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from York University, Toronto, Canada. In addition, he is an IBM Certified Advanced Database Administrator for DB2 9 and holds numerous other IT certifications in database, hardware, and systems administration domains.

Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Presentation Category: Emerging Technology, Implementing New DB2 Releases and Features
Presentation Platform: DB2 for Linux, UNIX, Windows
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Application Developers, Database Administrators, IT Managers
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: New Release (DB2 for LUW), User Experiences
Objective 1: Container Architecture
Universal Container

Objective 2: Db2 as a Cloud Native Database
Objective 3: Db2 and OpenShift
Objective 4: Db2 Operator
Co-speaker Name: Keri Romanufa

Abstract:  If you are building an application, your first inclination may be to containerize it. What about your favorite database? Is Db2 containerized,
architected with well-defined microservices & cloud-native ready? Come learn how Db2 is stacking up against Containers, Kubernetes and the Red Hat OpenShift revolution.

Participants will learn about the Db2 Container Architecture and the Db2 Operator

Participants will learn about Cloud-Native principles and how those apply to Db2 

Participants will see a demo of the Db2 Operator