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Oracle to DB2 Migration

Session Number: 382
Track: Technical Networking Opportunities
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Robert Goodman [Florida Hospital]
Co-Presenter 2: Chris Eaton [WW Technical Sales Specialist - IBM]
Co-Presenter 3: Eric Alton [Mr - IBM]

Curacao 5&6 => Wed, May 01, 2013 (03:30 PM - 04:30 PM)

Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Presentation Category: Application Design, Implementing New DB2 Releases and Features, Information Integration, Managing Performance
Presentation Platform: Cross Platform
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: Connectivity, Information Integration and Replication

Abstract:  Oracle to DB2 Migration:
Highlight the differences and the strengths & weaknesses of DB2 on z relative to Oracle.   DDL differences and performance comparisons.
Development of new features for DB2 LUW, with a focus on SQL compatibility (or Oracle to DB2) enhancements?
Features that are being added to ease migration.
How the IBM Lab chooses which features to tackle.
Migration related Tooling efforts
Database Tooling particularly in query tuning & database monitoring. 
What was the easiest part of the move and what was the biggest challenge?
Why did they make the move (what was the expected ROI) and now that they are done did it meet their expectations?
If you were to do it again, anything you would do differently (and would you tell others to do what worked out well for you)?

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