Upcoming IDUG Webcast - "DB2 9 - WHAT'S NEW SINCE GA" - Wednesday December 10

David Chapman

Upcoming IDUG Webcast - "DB2 9 - WHAT'S NEW SINCE GA" - Wednesday December 10


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Hello DB2 List,


The International DB2 Users Group (IDUG) is pleased to partner with CA to deliver a free Webcast by renowned presenter Phil Grainger, Sr. Principal Product Manager. This live event will run approximately 60 minutes and participants will have the opportunity to pose questions to the presenter. Capacity is limited, so register early.

This webcast was originally broadcast on Wednesday November 5, but some transmission problems were encountered. Phil has kindly offered to rerun the webcast on this new date.

About the Webcast:
Well, it's been a while since DB2 9 for z/OS went GA, but development did not stop there. Join Phil Grainger of CA as we look at some of the new features and functions that have been added to DB2 9 in the last year or so.

The presentation will also cover some new XML functionality (such as XMLTABLE and XMLCAST) as well some other things that have sneaked in during maintenance.

About the Presenter:
Phil Grainger, Sr. Principal Product Manager, CA, has more than 17 years experience with DB2, starting in 1987 with DB2 Version 1.2. Since then he has worked with all versions, including Version 8. Beginning as a DBA for one of the largest users of DB2 in the UK. Phil moved to PLATINUM technology and then to his present role as Product Management Director for CA solutions for DB2.

Phil has always been a keen supporter of user groups and is a regular speaker at CA events, as well as independent industry events. He currently serves as the CA representative on the European IDUG Planning Committee, and is a regular contributor to the IDUG sponsored DB2-L discussion list.

Webcast Schedule - Wednesday, December 10, 2008:
USA (Pacific Time) 8 a.m.
USA (Central Time) 10 a.m.
USA (Eastern Time) 11 a.m.
UK (Greenwich Mean Time) 4 p.m.
Universal Coordinated Time 4 p.m.
Switzerland (Central European Time) 5 p.m.

To register: http://www.ca.com/us/events/item.aspx?e=184596&eis=1

A replay of this Webcast will be available for a short period of time afterwards. Look for more details on the CA website.

IDUG is pleased to sponsor this free distance learning opportunity. Questions about the Webcast can be directed to [login to unmask email]

David Chapman.
IDUG Webcast Coordinator.


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