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D12 - Top 5 cool tricks with DB2 LUW

Session Number: 1303
Track: DB2 for LUW - II
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Adam Storm [Ibm]

Camelback => Thu, May 15, 2014 (02:15 PM - 03:15 PM)

Speaker Bio: Adam Storm is a Senior Software Developer in IBM's Toronto Lab. In his 13 years with IBM he has worked in numerous areas of the DB2 LUW kernel including memory management, recovery and storage. Adam is currently the architect for insert, update and delete support in BLU Acceleration.
Audience experience level: Intermediate, Advanced
Presentation Category: Data Management, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Implementing New DB2 Releases and Features
Presentation Platform: DB2 for Linux, UNIX, Windows
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Database Administrators
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Database Performance (DB2 for LUW), High Availability (DB2 for LUW), New Release (DB2 for LUW), SQL and XML Features
Objective 1: The STMM log parser
Objective 2: Populating tables with random data
Objective 3: Exacting revenge with WLM
Objective 4: Fun with DB2DART
Objective 5: Using the db2diag.log file to learn about your system

Abstract:  Have you ever wanted to impress your co-workers with your DB2 knowledge? Are you curious to uncover some of DB2's eccentricities? Did you ever wonder what goes on under the covers of DB2's most celebrated features? If so, this is the talk for you!

In this talk we discuss a handful of cool tricks you can perform with DB2 LUW. The tricks span the spectrum of DB2's technologies including memory management, storage and even SQL. Come learn about some of the stranger things you can do with your favorite database engine!

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