Sept 1st - Pittsburgh DB2 User Group Event - RSVP to register - 2nd reminder

Cathy Peck

Sept 1st - Pittsburgh DB2 User Group Event - RSVP to register - 2nd reminder

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Greetings Pittsburgh DB2ers!

On September 1st, we will be having the next FREE Pittsburgh DB2 Users

The agenda / directions can be found on the IDUG Calendar at: Or as always, you
can visit our PA RUG Website at: to get the agenda
/ directions too. For those w/o internet access, feel free to review the
agenda shown below.

Please RSVP to [login to unmask email] to register. Hope to seeya in Sept!

Pittsburgh Regional DB2 User

Date: Wednesday, September 1st, 2004
Place: Highmark Fifth Avenue Place Auditorium
Cost: FREE
Reservations: Email or call: [login to unmask email] (717) 302-1723
For details and directions: See

Agenda for September 1st, 2004
8:30 to 9:00 Breakfast, On Your Own (There is a Food Court adjacent to
the auditorium)

9:00 to 10:15 Ways to access DB2 from a Java/web Application
Presenter: John Mallonee, Highmark
DB2 has become an open database platform and is accessible from web
applications through a variety of different methods. What are the available
methods for getting to DB2 through Java and which ones are good candidates
for different situations? This session will discuss several different
approaches and when each is a good solution. It is designed to show the
application developer how it's done.

10:15 to 10:30 Break

10:30 to 11:45 More Batch. Less Time
Presenter: Troy Coleman, Softbase
This presentation explores how companies can quickly locate bottlenecks in
their DB2 batch job streams and then construct strategies to ensure that as
much work as possible is completed during their nightly batch window. This
presentation will also explore techniques for ensuring that long running
DB2 jobs don’t experience excessively long rollbacks that would keep
critical online applications from being available for extended lengths of

11:45 to 12:15 Lunch, Compliments of Softbase
12:15 to 12:45 Lunch and Learn Session, Compliments of Softbase
Presenter: Troy Coleman, Softbase
12:45 to 1:00 Break

1:00 to 2:15 DB2 V8 z/OS – What’s New with Indexes
Presenter: Randy Ebersole, IBM
DB2 Version 8 for z/OS introduces a wide range of enhancements for DB2
index management. This presentation will discuss the many new features
such partition changes, index key management and predicate changes. These
new features will be important to an early exploitation of DB2 V8.