IDUG e-Bulletin January Issue

Carl Nelson

IDUG e-Bulletin January Issue
The International DB2 Users Group (IDUG) is pleased to bring you this
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Paragraphs from the President < >
IDUG President, Robert Catterall discusses how IDUG is going back to its
DB2 roots in May of 2007, at the IDUG North American Conference in San
Jose, California.
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Check out the latest calendar of DB2 community events, and discover the
latest additions to the Regional User Group News.
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Learn from your fellow DB2 users in the IDUG e-Bulletin Discussion
Forums. Read this month's advice for questions regarding: Performance
degradation with the use of unique constraints.

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Discover ways on how you can get published by contributing to the 'code
place.' Learn how you can show your expertise to the DB2 community.

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IDUG 2007 - Europe, 5-9 November, Athens Hilton, Athens, Greece
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