IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Prague, Czech Republic 2011
Clarion Congress Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic
13 - 18 November, 2011

Precertification and Migration Workshop Information

IDUG, in partnership with IBM, works to provide you with the opportunities to get ahead. Sign up today for the Free IBM Pre-Conference DB2 Certification Preparation Seminars or the Free DB2 10 for z/OS Migration Planning Workshop.

The Certifications can be taken during the conference and in accordance to this schedule:

  • Monday, Nov 14 from 11:30 to 16:30 
  • Tuesday, Nov 15 from 8:30 to 16:00 
  • Wednesday, Nov 16 from 8:30 to 17:30 
  • Thursday, Nov 17 from 8:30 to 12:30 


Free IBM Pre-Conference DB2 Certification Preparation Seminars

  • IBM Certified Database Administrator - DB2 10 DBA for z/OS certification Preparation Seminar - Susan Lawson

Susan Lawson is an internationally recognized consultant and lecturer with a background in system and database administration. She currently works with several large clients to help develop, implement and tune some of the worlds’ largest and most complex DB2 databases and applications. She also performs Performance and Availability Audits for many clients to help reduce costs through proper performance tuning and to help ensure availability. Her other activities include authoring articles and white papers, presenting at user group meetings, and teaching a variety of DB2 courses. She is an IBM GOLD Consultant for DB2 and z/Series, and an IBM Information Champion and has authored the IBM ‘DB2 for z/OS V8 DBA Certification Guide’ and the IBM ‘DB2 for z/OS V7 Application Programming Certification Guide’. She is also the co-author of several DB2 books including the IBM ‘DB2 10 for z/OS DBA Certification Guide’, IBM ‘DB2 9 for z/OS DBA Certification Guide’, ‘DB2 High Performance Design and Tuning’ and ‘DB2 Answers’. She is also a SME(Subject Matter Expert) for the IBM Certification exams for DB2 z/OS Database and System Administration assisting with writing and verifying questions for the exams.

  • DB2 UDB V9.7 for LUW Advanced Database Administration certification Preparation Seminar - Guy Przytula

Guy has more than 30 years experience with DB2. He worked for IBM as hardware engineer and later in the software support center and software services department.  He is a leading expert on DB2 for VM/VSE (SQL/DS)  and DB2 for LUW, with which he started when it was still called common server. He teaches many courses related to DB2 LUW and Infosphere Information Server. The past decade he also worked with Oracle, SQL/server and DB2 on z/Linux. 

Date: 13th November 2011
Time:  9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Location:  IDUG DB2 Tech Conference EMEA 2011

The Certification Preparation Seminars are sponsored by IBM and are complimentary to IDUG EMEA 2011 conference delegates. At IDUG EMEA 2011, more than 50 IBM certification exams are available throughout the week at no cost (EUR 89 value per exam).  Three exams - testing is available to attendees each day during the conference, and there is no cost regardless if you take one exam or three (not including SWG exams).

Online Registration Now Available

Free DB2 10 for z/OS Migration Planning Workshop

Date: 13th November 2011
Time:  9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Location:  IDUG DB2 Tech Conference EMEA 2011

DB2 10 for z/OS continues to extend on DB2’s leadership in the areas of availability, scalability, and performance; while delivering several complimentary, extensible features. DB2 10 introduces new design choices to meet your enterprise application and governance needs. IBM are running a DB2 10 for z/OS Migration Planning Workshop to assist customers in the planning and executing of the migration to DB2 10, from either DB2 v8 or DB2 9, and to exploit the new features to help deliver increased value to their businesses.

Online Registration Now Available >>> This EVENT is FULLY BOOKED 

Contact Information

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Free IBM Certification Exams available in IDUG Prague

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