Rav Ahuja put together the Voice of the DB2 Community - Podcast series that I wanted to tell you about. It includes interviews and discussions on topics vital to DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. The interviews are with technical leaders, users, and business partners, who offer their expert insights and discuss technology innovation and evolution.
Here are the topics that you will find on the site at this time:
DB2 9 Strategy and Overview [9 Nov 2006, 15 min, 5.2MB] Chief DB2 Architect, Tim Vincent, discusses DB2 9 strategic priorities and introduces the key features in this most significant version of DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. Tim also gives a sneak preview into the future of DB2.
Related resources: Webcast: DB2 9 Overview White paper: Introducing DB2 9 DB2 9 Certification [16 Nov 2006, 5 min, 1.8MB] Heather Ramsey, Training and Certification Program Manager, talks about the roadmap and the resources available for getting DB2 9 certified.
Related resources: Website: Prep for DB2 9 administration certification Quest Toad for DB2 [23 Nov 2006, 5 min, 1.7MB] Jim Wankowski and Amit Agarwal, technology specialists at Quest Software, discuss Toad for DB2, a database development and administration tool.
Related resource: Website: Toad for DB2 DB2 9 pureXML usage scenarios [27 Nov 2006, 6min, 2MB] Matthias Nicola from the DB2 team in IBM Silicon Valley Lab talks to the common use cases for DB2 9 pureXML technology, including a couple of industry specific scenarios.
Related resources: Webcast: DB2 9: Unlock your XML PotentialRedbook: DB2 9 pureXML Guide DB2 9 Table Partitioning overview [28 Nov 2006, 5min, 1.8MB] Kevin Beck from the DB2 development team explains how this new DB2 9 feature can be used for partitioning data using range values and simplify roll-in and roll-out.
Related resources: Webinar: DB2 9 Range Partitioning and Large RID Support Article: Introducing Table Partitioning in DB2 9
Enjoy listening... instead of reading, for a change!Susan