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DB2 in the Cloud: The hottest topic for 2010 (E06)

Topic: 2010 NA

Subtopic: DB2 for LUW

DATE: 2010-5-12 (09:45 AM - 10:45 AM)
SPEAKERS: Leon Katsnelson (IBM)

Cloud Computing is arguably the hottest technology today. It has the potential to fundamentally redefine the way IT business is conducted by companies both large and small. Yet, there is much confusion about Cloud Computing and especially its impact on database workloads. There is also a lot of fear, uncertainty and doubt with many IT professionals fearing that their jobs will move in to the cloud together with their IT systems. This presentation will deal with the implications of Cloud Computing on DB2. It will discuss DB2 offerings and functions that are designed for the Cloud. It will deal wiht the subjects of design, test, deployment and ongoing management of DB2 systems in this environment. Most important, it will clarify the role of the DBA and the great potential that Cloud Computing brings to this profession.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced


Understanding Cloud Computing and the role for DB2 and the DB2 professional. Specifically, understanding how to leverage cloud computing to secure your job.

Understanding private and public clouds. Dealing with data security, privacy and regulatory compliance

Achieving virtually unlimited scalability for both OLTP and BI workloads

Using Cloud Computing for Development and Test

Leveraging Cloud Computing for high availability and disaster recovery

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