IBM DB2 V8 Lab Experts coming to Pittsburgh on April 14th

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IBM DB2 V8 Lab Experts coming to Pittsburgh on April 14th

Please feel free to forward this invitation to other DB2 DBA's in your

Please join us for our Silicon Valley complimentary DB2® UDB for z/OS® V8

Title: Why migrate to DB2 for z/OS V8?

Date: Thursday, April 14th.

Location: IBM Pittsburgh, 11 Stanwix Street, IBM Auditorium

Speakers: Will vary by location - will include the following experts:

Curt Cotner, IBM Fellow, DB2 for z/OS Development
Roger Miller, Senior Technical Strategist, DB2 for z/OS Development
Terry Purcell, DB2 for z/OS SQL Optimizer Development Team
Yun Wang, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Data Management Architecture and
Jay Yothers, Senior technical Staff Member, DB2 for z/OS Development

Is your database management system up to today’s challenges? What about
tomorrow? Or even 10 years from now?

If you need to be sure that the decisions you make today about your
databases will withstand the test of time,
then check your calendar now and register to attend one of the upcoming
complimentary seminars on
"Why migrate to IBM® DB2 for z/OS® V8?"

Robust, scalable and re-engineered for today’s growing business, DB2 V8 is
a key component of IT strategies that can:
Ensure availability, even during major structural changes
Streamline administration and enhance reliability and security
More rapidly develop and deploy applications across platforms
Use more storage, more flexibly and with less complexity

This is the place to learn about DB2 for z/OS V8 enhancements such as
on-line schema evolution, point in-time recovery,
seamlessly integrated tools and utilities, Java™ and XML enhancements,
fewer SQL limitations, 64-bit virtual storage and
enhanced index capabilities.

This seminar focuses on four critical areas: availability, integration,
application development productivity, and flexible growth and incremental
scalability. Its information-packed sessions will familiarize you with the
enhancements that are enabling organizations to streamline database
management, respond more flexibly and quickly to business needs and ensure
capacity for growth, both short
and long term.

Take this special opportunity to hear from IBM DB2 experts from the Silicon
Valley Lab on how DB2 for z/OS V8 can help
your IT department meet increasing expectations for database capacity,
availability and performance.

April 14th Agenda:

08:15 A.M Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:45 A.M Welcome/Introduction
09:00 A.M Availability: Now not even structural changes can stop DB2
11:00 A.M Integration: Increasing reliability, security and flexibility
12:30 P.M Lunch
01:30 P.M Productivity: Faster, easier application development
03:30 P.M Incremental Scalability: Capacity exactly when you need it

TO REGISTER please visit:

Please direct questions to Jim Wells at 614-659-7201 or
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