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C05 - Best Practices Upgrade to DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration

Session Number: 1138
Track: DB2 for LUW - I
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Melanie Stopfer [Developer and Consulting Learning Specialist - IBM]

Paradise Valley => Wed, May 14, 2014 (08:00 AM - 09:00 AM)

Speaker Bio: Melanie Stopfer is a Consulting Learning Specialist and Developer for IBM Software Group. She is recognized worldwide as database specialist and DB2 LUW technical expert. As a certified DB2 10.5 DBA, Advanced Technical Expert and Learning Facilitation Specialist, she has provided in-depth technical support to IM customers specializing in recovery, performance and database upgrade and migration best practices since 1988. In 2009, Melanie was the first DB2 LUW speaker to be inducted into the IDUG Speaker Hall of Fame and was again selected Best Overall Speaker at IDUG EMEA 2011 and 2012 and IDUG NA 2012.
Audience experience level: Intermediate
Presentation Category: Implementing New DB2 Releases and Features
Presentation Platform: DB2 for Linux, UNIX, Windows
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Database Administrators, Systems Programmers, New Users
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: New Release (DB2 for LUW)
Objective 1: Describe changes to DB2 10.5 packaging and software and operating system
Objective 2: Understand DB2 10.5 changes to DDL, utilities, tools and monitoring.

Objective 3: Configure a database and instance to implement DB2 10.5 new features.
Objective 4: Analyze DB2 10.5 changes that affect applications and database runtime behavior.
Objective 5: Develop a DB2 10.5 upgrade strategy.

Abstract:  Are you responsible for upgrading your database to DB2 10.5? Take advantage of columnar data store integrated into the core DB2 engine which has huge benefits for Business Intelligence workloads. DB2 10.5 is not just BLU. There is additional new great functionality. Learn the entire story! If you are looking for a detailed step by step approach to implement DB2 10.5, attend this presentation to learn about often overlooked but very important tips and tricks to understand before upgrading. Planning your upgrade is much easier if you know these best practices.

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