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C09 - 11 Great DB2 Questions from Stack Overflow (Answers Included)

Session Number: 4054
Track: Track C
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Henrik Loeser [IBM]
Time: Nov 16, 2016 (08:30 AM - 09:30 AM)

Speaker Bio: Henrik Loeser works closely with business partners and clients to help them succeed with IBM Bluemix, DB2 LUW and other products. Right now he receives his paycheck as offering manager and developer advocate for Bluemix. In a past life Henrik was development manager and technical lead for components of DB2 at IBM's Silicon Valley Lab. Henrik speaks frequently at conferences, at customer sites and user group meetings. He holds both a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Read his blog at and follow him as @data_henrik on Twitter.
Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate
Presentation Platform: DB2 for Linux, UNIX, Windows
Presentation Category: User experiences
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Application Developers, Database Administrators, New Users
Objective 1: Introduce the platform Stack Overflow and show how to ask good questions
Objective 2: Learn about the DB2 system catalog (data dictionary) and how to use it
Objective 3: Show some great SQL tips and tricks.

Abstract:  Stack Overflow is a great place to ask DB2 questions. Some excellent questions have already been asked and 11 will be presented along with deep answers. Why do sequences and generated identities have gaps? How can results be paged? Can I search for a regular expressions? How do I search for user privileges? Audience participation required...

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