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E08 - The Top Ten Things You Need to Know: For DBAs, Developers, and Managers

Session Number: 221
Track: DB2 for Developers
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Craig Mullins [President and Principal Consultant - Mullins Consulting, Inc.]

Bonaire 1&2 => Thu, May 02, 2013 (08:00 AM - 09:00 AM)

Speaker Bio: Craig S. Mullins is president and principal consultant with Mullins Consulting Inc. He has more than two decades of experience in all facets of database systems development including developing and teaching DB2 and SQL Server classes, systems analysis and design, database administration and system administrator, and data analysis and modeling. He has worked with DB2 on the mainframe since Version 1 and has experience working with several other database systems, too. Craig is an IBM Champion for Data Management.
Audience experience level: Intermediate
Presentation Category: Application Design, Data Management, Managing Database Resources, Managing Performance
Presentation Platform: DB2 for z/OS
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Application Developers, Database Administrators, IT Managers
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: Database Performance (DB2 for z/OS), High Availability (DB2 for z/OS), New Release (DB2 for z/OS), Security (DB2 for z/OS), SQL and XML Features, SQL and XML Performance, Triggers, Stored Procedures, UDFs
Objective 1: Count down the top ten most important things you need to know
Objective 2: See what is most important for DBA, developers, and managers to understand about DB2 for z/OS
Objective 3: Understand the hierarchy of DB2 performance tuning objectives
Objective 4: Overcome bachelor programming syndrome
Objective 5: Distill the topics you need to master down to those that are most important for your specific job

Abstract:  There is a veritable boatload of information and details about DB2 for z/OS available to you. But can you digest all of it? Wouldn't it be nice if you could focus on the things that were the most important for you to know instead of wading through thousands of pages of manuals, web pages, and presentations? This session will distill the essence of what you need to know into the top ten most important issues for three categories of DB2 users: database administrators, application programmers and developers, and IT managers.

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