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EDS5 - Using DB2 for z/OS Extended Features to Solve Complex Requirements

Session Number: 2467
Track: Ed. Sem
Session Type: Educational Seminar
Primary Presenter: Linda Claussen [SR. Systems Advisor - Themis, Inc]

Conestoga => Tue, May 05, 2015 (02:00 PM - 04:45 PM)

Speaker Bio: A frequent speaker at conferences and user groups, Linda's 40+ years of experience spans the various roles of application developer, project manager, Data Base Administration and Systems Programmer. Linda's first exposure to DB2 started with DB2 1.1 and since the late 80’s she has been actively engaged in consulting and training assignments to large DB2 environments. She has frequently worked with new DB2 sites performing the initial DB2 install, providing training and consulting to the Project Leader, DBAs and Application staff responsible for the initial DB2 pilot project and conducting design reviews to insure successful project implementation. Linda is currently a senior systems advisor for Themis, Inc., a past member of the IBM DB2 GOLD Consultants program and a current member of the IBM consultants advisory counsel.
Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Presentation Category: Application Design
Presentation Platform: DB2 for z/OS
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: Database Performance (DB2 for z/OS)
Objective 1: • Create and manage array data types, surrogate keys, MQTs, clones, triggers, temporal tables, temporary tables, hash tables, LOBs, and more
Objective 2: • Make informed extended feature selection choices.
Objective 3: • Identify key strengths and weaknesses of selected features.

Abstract:  Throughout the last several releases of DB2 for z/OS IBM has introduced extended features to address complex data access requirements. Making informed choices in the utilization of MQTs, Table Expressions, Clone tables, Global Temporary Tables, Archive and Temporal Tables, surrogate keys, and more are critical to performance. This seminar helps the application developer and database administrator in the selection, use and implementation of the extended features of DB2 to solve complex performance problems.

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