Help justify your attendance at the IBM Information on Demand Conference this
year by saving $170 per exam for any IM, BA or ECM exam. Each of these exams
are available for you to take for $30 each. That is 85% off the regular price
of $200 per exam.
So, if you take 3 of the latest DB2 10 exams, you’ll save $510. You can take
each exam twice while at the conference, so if it takes you two tries per exam,
you’ll save $1020.
Other IBM Certification exams are available for you to take as well, with a
50% discounted price of... [More]
If you’ve been watching social media sites today, you may have noticed a few things mentioned about a new DB2 10.5 release. There is one that went out today and it has a few names:
DB2 “Cancun Release”
DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release”
DB2 10.5 Fixpack 4
Yes they’re all the same. The message here is that the fixpack did more than fix bugs, it provided a few new features. The features are so important that rather than just keep the name as FP4, we added a cool name... [More]
New IBM Redbook: DB2 Virtualization by Whei-Jen Chen Jason Chan Olaf Mueller Malcolm Singh Tapio Väättänen Server virtualization
technologies are becoming more popular to help efficiently utilize
resources by consolidating servers. IBM, the first company that
developed and made available the virtual technology in 1966, offers
advanced, powerful, reliable, and cost-saving virtualization
technologies in various hardware and software products including DB2®
for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. This IBM Redbooks publication describes
using IBM DB2... [More]
There are so many places for you to keep your skills sharp with DB2 and
InfoSphere, that sometimes it gets difficult to “see the trees for the forest”!
I hope that this is a list that you’ll save and go back to often to help you
find your way.
A wide range of IBM experts, programs, and services are available to help you
take your information management skills to the next level. Participate in our
online community though developerWorks. Find whitepapers, videos, demos, DB2
Express downloads, and more. Visit... [More]
There has been lots to read about DB2 pureScale in the past couple of weeks, but if you're like me... you've been too busy to read much of the press and are therefore missing some key information. I plan to attend the upcoming DB2 Chat webcast on Wednesday, Oct 21 so I can learn what I need to learn. I hope you can join too! Here are the details: DB2 pureScale: Scaling Databases without Limits Date : Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Time : 11:30 - 13:00 Eastern (GMT-04:00) 10:30 AM Central / 8:30 AM Pacific / 16:30 hrs London / 17:30 hrs... [More]
Three more days till I fly to Vegas.... for the IOD Conference! I really can't believe how busy I am... and most of it is prep work for IOD! My primary function at the conference will be to introduce you to the many books that are available for you to read to grow your skills on multiple Information Management topics. And guess what? I have much to announce to you on this topic! First of all, if you are attending the conference, come and visit me at the IOD bookstore: Bayside Foyer, Mandalay Bay Convention Center - South, Level 1 **Books at... [More]
Everyone is talking about e-books and even more e-reading devices have been announced and are waiting for your books to be loaded! Where does IBM stand in all of this? Personally I think that IBM has been at the leading edge of having e-books available about our products and technologies. Even if you don't read them, surely you've heard of IBM Redbooks . For more than 40 years, IBM has been creating "how to" books to help you build your skills on our products and technolgies. There are half a million IBM Redbooks downloaded... [More]
Performance Management 101 for DB2 for Linux ,UNIX, and Windows IT'S ALL ABOUT PERFORMANCE!! Attend FREE from your own computer
Performance Management 101 for DB2 for Linux ,UNIX, and Windows
Join this IBM developerWorks Live! virtual technical briefing and
learn about Integrated Data Management solutions from IBM. Better performance translates to greater revenue , greater customer
satisfaction , and greater ability to meet SLAs. Tired of the finger pointing
among staff when performance is an issue? Find out how you can create... [More]
The next DB2 Tech Talk will take place on May 8th and will explore the exciting technology in the DB2 10.5 for Linux, UNIX and Windows with BLU Acceleration product announcement.
This includes BLU Acceleration designed to deliver actionable information from data analytics workloads with the speed and precision that is terms "Speed of Thought" analytics.
Find out about enhancements to DB2 pureScale that make it even more able to deliver always available transactions. Of course like... [More]
Here's a handy guide to the book signings and giveways that are planned for the IBM Insights Conference this year:
DB2 10.1 Fundamentals: Certification Study Guide
Meet author Roger Sanders at the bookstore
Monday, October 27 from 9:45 – 10:45 am... [More]