NM DB2 Users' Group Mtg. 1/17/01

Sandra Ulibarri

NM DB2 Users' Group Mtg. 1/17/01

Wednesday, January 17, 2001
John F. Simms Building, Classroom 2
715 Alta Vista
Santa Fe, New Mexico


8:00- 8:30 a.m. Sign-in and Refreshments.
Please remember donations for coffee.

8:30- 8:40 a.m. Announcements, Review Agenda & Introduce Guest(s).
Craig S. Mullins, BMC
Craig S. Mullins is the director of
technology planning with BMC Software. Craig has extensive experience in the
field of database management, having worked as an application developer, a
DBA and an instructor with multiple database management systems including
DB2, Oracle, and SQL Server. Craig also worked as a research director with
the Gartner Group, covering the field of database administration, and is the
author of DB2 Developer's Guide, the industry-leading book on DB2 for

8:40- 10:00 a.m. "44 Tips in 66 Minutes",
Craig S. Mullins, BMC
This presentation will cover 44 quick tips
for improving your usage of DB2 for OS/390. The tips range from SQL
performance to programming and administration techniques, to deployment tips
for new features, to organizational issues. Bring your stopwatch and come
see Craig deliver 44 tips in only 66 minutes.
Key topics:

SQL and database performance
Database administration
Using triggers, UDFs, and
stored procedures
Database design and
Database development

10:00-10:20 a.m. Break

10:20-11:50 a.m. "Modern Database Administration",
Craig S. Mullins, BMC
As the world of IT changes, the role of the
DBA is changing with it. The days when a DBA only had to deal with green
screen terminals connected to a single mainframe are over. This presentation
will discuss the brave new world of the DBA. Topics covered include:
Web-enabled databases, coping with the growing size of relational databases,
automating DBA tasks, managing difficult applications like ERP systems, the
impact of rich data types and working with procedural database objects like
triggers, user-defined functions and stored procedures.
Key topics:

The impact of the Web on the DBA
The impact of object/relational
and multimedia data
The impact of triggers, UDFs
and stored procedures
The difficulty of dealing with
ERP applications
The exponential growth of data

11:50-12:00 p.m. Closing comments.
* Drawing for Prize(s)!
* Visit the DB2 User Group Web Site

* Next Meeting will be Wednesday,
April 25, 2001.

Below are directions to the location of the meeting. A map is available on
our website: http://www.state.nm.us/gsd/isd/dbas/ocs_dbas.html

John F. Simms Bldg.
715 Alta Vista
Santa Fe, NM 87503

From Albuquerque, take I-25 North
Approaching Santa Fe, take the St. Francis Drive Exit (To North 84/285)
On St. Francis Drive heading North, turn left on Alta Vista.
On Alta Vista, Take the first right.
This is the John F. Simms Building Parking lot.

Check in at the Security Station to obtain a Security Badge for the building
and inform the Guard of your destination, Classroom 2.

Sandra Ulibarri
Database Administration
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