Announcing IDUG/IBM/SoftBase Webinar: Roger Miller/Troy Coleman - Top 10 Reasons to Deploy DB2 9 for

Carl Nelson

Announcing IDUG/IBM/SoftBase Webinar: Roger Miller/Troy Coleman - Top 10 Reasons to Deploy DB2 9 for

IDUG is pleased to promote the "Top 10 Reasons to Deploy DB2 9 for z/OS
Now! Webinar," Thursday, June 28, 2007 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT with
featured speakers Troy Coleman of SoftBase and Roger Miller of IBM. For
complete information and to register, go to:

This informative and free ninety minute webinar will examine the top 10
most compelling reasons that will convince managers, database
administrators (DBAs), and application developers to install and deploy
DB2 9 for z/OS as quickly as they possibly can!

Troy Coleman of SoftBase and Roger Miller of IBM will review real-life
success stories from companies already receiving significant benefits
from using DB2 9 for z/OS and provide a live Q&A session for attendees.

The Top 10 Reasons to Deploy DB2 9 for z/OS Now! Webinar will be
presented from the following three perspec tives:
* Corporate Officers and Managers:
* Plug and play CPU cycle reductions with DB2 9 for z/OS
* Business agility - new pureXML enables companies to
include DB2 9 for z/OS into their SOA and XML application initiatives
* Database Administrators (DBAs):
* Improved database availability and performance including
LOB, reorganization, backup and recovery, and partitioning enhancements
* Easier role-based security and improved DBMS regulatory
* DB2 9 for z/OS enhancements to improve ERP application
and data warehouse functionality and performance
* Application Developers:
* Powerful new SQL enhancements including MERGE and
TRUNCATE statements, INSERT and EXCEPT set operations, and spatial
support for geographical data
* Improved SQL and data definition compatibility with
other DB2s
* PureXML adds a powerful SQL and XML interface to access
all XML data stored in DB2 9 for z/OS
To register for this event, please visit: or
call Amy Slaughter at 800.669.7076 ext. 363.
IDUG is a not-for-profit organization servicing the worldwide DB2
Community and a proud sponsor of the Top 10 Reasons to Deploy DB2 9 for
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