Central PA DB2 User Group - October 10!

Terry Gawlas

Central PA DB2 User Group - October 10!

Please note – the location has changed! We will now be meeting at the
Giant Super Food Store. Also, since they will be preparing the breakfast
and lunch, I need a count by noon on October 4! Please send reservations
by that date.

The Giant Super Food Store is located in the Camp Hill Shopping Mall.
Enter Giant Super Food Store through the door at the far left corner of
the store (the corner closest to Arby’s). After entering the store,
look for elevators and a staircase. The meeting will be held on the
second floor in the Community Rooms.

If you need more specific directions, please ask when you register. We
are trying to get the website updated.

Central PA Regional DB2 User Group
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Place: Giant Super Food Store Community Room,Camphill, PA 17011
Cost: FREE
Reservations: Email or call: [login to unmask email] (717) 302-3991
For details and directions: See http://www.db2parug.org - I know this
needs updated, we are trying!

Agenda for October 10, 2007
8:00 - 8:50 Breakfast, Sponsored By: Lumigent Technologies, Inc.
8:50 - 9:00 Opening & Announcements
9:00 - 10:15 What's New in DB2 for z/OS
Presenter: Randy Ebersole, DB2 Information Management, IBM Software
This presentation will cover the many new features available in DB2 9
z/OS. The presentation groups the DB2 9 for z/OS features into three
sets, those which provide insight for the business, those which
cost savings, and those which improve business resiliency. This
presentation will provide valuable information for planning and
exploitation of this latest version of Db2 for z/OS.
10:15 - 10:35 Break
10:35 - 11:50 Best Approaches to Database Security & Data Auditing:
Strengths and Weaknesses
Presenter: Henry Parnell, Solutions Architech, Lumigent Technologies
Henry will discuss the alternative technology solutions that can
potentially be used to collect reliable audit trail data on operations
DBMS system with a discussion of the strengths and weakness of each
approach. The alternate selected can greatly affect the depth of
information collected as well as the possibility of meeting regulatory
compliance requirements without adversely impacting the DBMS system.
This presentation will help demystify the data auditing landscape,
compare each possible data collection approach as well as enumerate
capabilities needed by an enterprise class database auditing solution.
This presentation is intended for CISO's, managers and directors of
IT/IS, DBA'S and security professionals in LUW market segment.
11:50 - 12:20 Lunch, Sponsored By: Lumigent Technologies
12:20 - 12:50 Lunch & Learn Demo - Database Security & Data Auditing
with Lumigent Technologies!
Presenter: Henry Parnell, Solutions Architech, Lumigent Technologies
Lumigent Technologies is a Data Security & Data Auditing software
provider. They will demonstrate their solution to aid customers in
12:50 - 1:00 Break
1:00 - 2:15 "z/OS Tablespace Partitioning for DB2 V8: Maintenance,
Performance and More"
Presenter: Troy Coleman, SoftBase Systems
The purpose of this presentation is to give you an understanding of
V8z/OS tablespace and indexspace partitioning options. We will take a
look at an existing system designed with index partitioning to take
advantage of utility maintenance then changed to table partitioning to
take advantage of both maintenance and business processing for
2:15 - 2:30 Break
2:30 - 3:45 Top 10 Reasons to Deploy DB2 9 for z/OS Now!
Presenter: Troy Coleman, SoftBase Systems
This presentation will examine the top 10 most compelling reasons that
will convince managers, database administrators, and application
developers to install and deploy DB2 9 for z/OS as quickly as they
possibly can! From a Corporate Officers perspective, it provides plug
and play CPU cycle reductions. Database Administrators will have
improved database availability and performance including LOB,
reorganization, backup and recovery, and partitioning enhancements.
finally for Application Developers, there is powerful new SQL
enhancements including MERGE and TRUNCATE statements, INSERT and
set operations, and spatial support for geographical data.
3:45 - 4:00 Closing