The last round of the competition ended up with 964 votes! Can we top that in the next round? As a result of the votes, we’ve identified the top 4 and the bottom 3 ⇒ The judges will save 1 from the bottom 3 in this show.
Next week we’ll hear from the Top 5 as determined by your votes. So support these rising stars... listen, vote, and share!
Here’s a summary of today’s show:
Armando is a family man who plays chess and lives in Portugal. He’s been a DBA for 12 years and was an Application Programmer before that.
Great charts, but Armando ran out of time for his conclusion. Topic a bit too big for 5 minutes.
These tennis shots make me win my match in just 2 sets (1.5 hours)
Renu is passionate about DB2 and would like to write a book about it at one time. She also loves tennis.
Very creative SQL statements were demonstrated in her presentation: SQL from the battlefield.
Perfect timing. Theme was great with helpful information.
Altering a Data Type: Two Different Methods
Ember is married with two children and lives in Denver. She has a blog and will present at IDUG in Orlando this year for her first time! If you’ll be there, you must plan to attend her talk!
Perfect timing; great story. Ember is very easy to listen to and presented a relevant topic. The hints she provided in the presentation are very valuable.
Restrictive Databases: It’s for Members Only
Chris is married with 3 children. He became a DBA in the last year and is an avid reader.
This presentation was about how you deal with some of the nuances or snafus of restrictive databases, which are *not* public by default. And how you use RBAC to help solve those snafus. Excellent tips provided! Great presentation; very professional.
Sree Lives in India and has worked 2.5 years as a DBA on z/OS. He likes cooking and social media interaction.
His presentation was entertaining and informative. He provided great tips and had perfect timing.
Improving Performance: Understanding isolation levels
Eric is single and living in Brazil. He has a computer engineering degree and loves working with DB2. He also likes running.
Great tips on optimizing performance through the careful choice of isolation levels.
He provided great examples to lead you through his tips. Perfect timing. It was a complex topic, but presented perfectly in 5 minutes.
How to Migrate the DB2 9.7 database from BCU D5100 Stack to ISAS 5600 V2 Stack
Mohan is married and living in the UK. He likes to go into detail with DB2 and is interested in writing articles and books.
This was a very complex topic: look at those acronyms! Mohan spoke very fast and had amazing slides. Very thorough story presented. “How to” tips with great examples. Perfect timing.
Another great day filled with awesome presentations! Who will get the most votes this week? The judges chose to save Ember!
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See alsoScott’s summary of Episode 7
DB2 NightShow: Episode 6 of the DB2's Got Talent Competition
Scott’s summary of Episode 6
DB2 NightShow: Episode 5 of the DB2's Got Talent Competition
Judges present on the DB2Night Show "DB2's Got Talent" Competition
DB2 NightShow: Episode 3 of the DB2's Got Talent Competition
DB2 NightShow's 2013 DB2's Talent Competition
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