DB2 10 for z/OS - John Deere's Beta Experience

Session Number: 2122
Track: DB2 10 for z/OS (A)
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Bryan Paulsen [John Deere]
Time: Nov 16, 2011 (02:15 PM - 03:15 PM)
Room: Kepler

Speaker Bio: Bryan Paulsen is a technology architect for John Deere in Moline, IL. He specializes in DB2 for z/OS in the DB2 Classic/Legacy and DB2 SAP environments. His experiences include DB2 systems programming, project manager for the DB2 10, DB2 9 and DB2 V8 beta programs, DB2 disaster recovery technical lead and project manager for migrating John Deere's SAP implementations to SAP on DB2 for z/OS. He is a founding member of the z/SAP Very Large Database (VLDB) Technical Exchange; an organization of companies running SAP on DB2 for z/OS. Bryan has spoken at IDUG North America, IDUG Europe, IBM's Information On Demand, SHARE, Central Canada DB2 User Group, Colorado DB2 User Group and several IDUG Regional Forums. He received the Best User Speaker Award for IDUG North America 2004, 2007, 2009 and IDUG Europe 2007. He is a member of the IDUG Speakers Hall of Fame. He was recognized as an IBM Information Management Champion for 2009, 2010 and 2011. Bryan has served on the IDUG North America Conference Planning Committee since 2007.
Audience experience level: Select a Value
Presentation Category: Implementing New DB2 Releases and Features
Presentation Platform: DB2 for z/OS
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Database Administrators, Systems Programmers
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: New Release (DB2 for z/OS)
Objective 1: Migrating to DB2 10 and the DB2 10 catalog changes.
Objective 2: Online schema changes implemented with ALTER and REORG.
Objective 3: DSN_PROFILE and DB2 thread management.
Objective 4: FlashCopy at the dataset level.
Objective 5: Several other new features and the John Deere equipment.

Abstract:  John Deere participated in the IBM Beta program for DB2 10 for z/OS. This presentation will introduce you to some of the new features available in DB2 10 that we tested at John Deere. You will gain a general understanding of these features along with some items of interest we found while testing. I will also introduce you to some of the equipment John Deere makes during the course of the presentation.