We are spending a lot of our time now on preparing our North American Conference. I’m looking forward meeting Andrew J. "Flip" Filipowski to think back about the early days of IDUG, as he was one of the driving forces behind the constitution of IDUG and was a vice president of the first boa
I just want to give a short update on a few of the projects we are working on. In the e-bulletin you will find, without a doubt, promotion about our approaching events in India and the conference in North America.
I have just returned from our winter board meeting and have some exciting updates to share. First of all, I want to thank my fellow board members for all the energy they have spent, and more importantly will spend, throughout 2018 to grow IDUG.
It is a strange thing; scientists are telling the earth is warming up. It is supposed to be summer here where I live; it has been raining in the past days and will be chilly and raining during the following days. I guess my understanding of heating still needs to get more calibrated with my current
… into Db2. I’m referring to the brand name of Db2, off course the database engines haven’t changed that dramatically in one day. You probably already noticed the name change on IBM’s web pages related to the database portfolio. IDUG is now challenged to implement the na
The Global Marketing Committee works year-round to produce the eNewsletter and various other marketing items. Thank you to Bill Shipley, Isaac Yassin, Meir Zohar, Mateja Jankovic, Bill Arledge, and Cristian Molaro for all your efforts supporting the IDUG marketing initiatives.
We had an excellent conference in Brussels last month. The venue for the conference, The Crowne Plaza Brussels – Le Palace, was an excellent host. In my introductory speech, I mentioned the Data Tech Summit that IDUG will be holding during the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Anaheim, California next May
The IDUG Web Committee works year-round to support the IDUG website, including the DB2-L listserv. Thank you to Sven Lovrencic, Mariusz Koczar, Cristian Molaro, George Shomsky, Brian Cocherell, William Shipley, Tihomir Katić, Mark Labby, Avram Friedman for all your efforts with supporting IDUG
In the last two President’s Letters, I have highlighted the work of two of the IDUG volunteer committees. IDUG is a user run organization and I want to properly recognize all the volunteers that make this a great organization, so each month I will be highlighting a different committee.
The IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Sydney, Australia 2016 is taking place this September 13 -16. Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend, but many of my favorite speakers like Melanie Stopfer, Terry Purcell, Matt Huras and John Campbell will be there giving great presentations.
The IDUG NA DB2 Tech Conference in Austin, Texas is less than one month away! Taking place May 23-26, 2016, this event is your opportunity to experience the latest in DB2 technologies, networking opportunities and the technical content you need to be successful.
We just launched registration for the 2016 IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Sydney, Australia, taking place September 13-16, 2016. Register by July 20 to receive discounted registration rates! Simply register using code EARLYAU.
Again this year, IDUG, in collaboration with IBM, will host two Technical Seminars in this month: one taking place on March 10 in Chennai, India; the other taking place on March 15 in Bangalore, India.