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Things I Learned While Volunteering with IDUG (Part 2)

Last month I shared a few lessons I learned during my time volunteering with IDUG. Although I could fill a book with all the things I've learned as a volunteer, I'll highlight just a few more takeaways that I think could benefit everyone interested in volunteering with IDUG. After the...

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Spring Awakening

What motivates you this time of year? One of these things that always inspires me is the early spring sun. It brings a new energy after winter, and encourages me get out of the nice warm indoors. The brightness and the breath of fresh spring air inspires me to start something new. I hope you...

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Still Time to Register!

Spring is beginning where I live in North Carolina and the weather is going to be fantastic for the IDUG conference in Anaheim, California. You can still register for the IDUG Tech Conference in Anaheim, California, taking place April 30 - May 4. To help justify your attendance, view the...

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IDUG Tech Talk: The ABCs of Filter Factors (aka Selectivity)

Tuning of SQL queries requires understanding why DB2 chose a particular access path and determining whether or not that access path should perform as expected. The key to this is understanding what filter factors are, how they are used by the Optimizer and how to get DB2 to better estimate them ...

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There is still time to register to attend IDUG EMEA in Brussels

The IDUG Web Committee works year-round to support the IDUG website, including the DB2-L listserv. Thank you to Sven Lovrencic, Mariusz Koczar, Cristian Molaro, George Shomsky, Brian Cocherell, William Shipley, Tihomir Katić, Mark Labby, Avram Friedman for all your efforts with supporting the...

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IDUG EMEA - Almost Over For Another Year

The conference is almost over for another year, and again I think it has been a wonderful event. Congratulations to Steve Thomas for his leadership in organizing the event, and best wishes to Iqbal Goralwalla in trying to do even better in 2016. For those who haven't heard (it was the...

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