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C01 - DB2 11.1 for LUW : A Technical Overview

Session Number: 4114
Track: Track C
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Matt Huras [IBM]
Time: Nov 14, 2016 (10:40 AM - 11:40 AM)

Speaker Bio: Matt Huras is the chief architect of DB2 for Linux Unix and Windows. He was a founding member of the development team, more than 20 years ago, and has played a key role in implementing and/or leading many of DB2's marquee capabilities, including it's multi-threading engine, it's prefetching I/O subsystem, compression, pureScale, and several others. He possesses a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Master of Engineering from the University of Toronto. Matt is a Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor, and member of the IBM Academy.

Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Presentation Platform: DB2 for Linux, UNIX, Windows
Presentation Category: New DB2 Releases and Features
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Application Developers, Data Architects, Database Administrators, Systems Programmers, New Users, IT Managers
Objective 1: Learn DB2 LUW vNext
Objective 2: Learn about new MPP capabilities.
Objective 3: Learn about new core BLU functdionality.
Objective 4: Learn about new scalability and availability features.
Objective 5: Learn about new encryption and security features.

Abstract:  The DB2 LUW development team has been hard at work preparing our next release. This presentation provides a technical overview of this release. It summarizes the value proposition of each key feature in the release, as well as the fundamental technology enhancements that underpin the new features. In addition, it will cover the key controls DBAs have to tailor the new features to particular installations and/or workloads.

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