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a promotion by Pearson Education, publisher of IBM Press books, who has provided a free eBook and author podcasts along with a 35% discount on selected books. Today I want to mention a few other podcasts that you might be interested in:
1) IBM DB2 9: Is certification worth it?Listen to Roger Sanders and Kathryn Marquis discuss the value that earning a DB2 certification may bring to your career. As you may know, Roger is author of 4 certification guides and was also a member of the exam development team. You can find links to his books and more from our IM Bookstore site: ibm.
* DB2 9 Fundamentals Certification Study Guide - 8 five star reviews* DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration: Certification Study Guide - 1 five star review* DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Upgrade: Certification Study Guide - no reviews yet... * DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Advanced Database Administration Certification: Certification Study Guide by Roger E. Sanders and Dwaine R Snow (Publishes - Jul 1, 2008)- no reviews yet... but after you read the book, come back and give your opinion
2) Listen to Heather Ramsey and Rav Ahuja discuss the DB2 9 Certification Program in the DB2 9 Certification Podcast.
3) Find links to the ILO and IBM Optimum podcasts from ibm.
4) Join Kate and I on ChannelDB2 where you will find a number of interesting videos, podcasts and photos. Join as a member and get involved in the community.
5) Find related videos on YouTube.
6) If you're on Facebook, join the group IBM DB2 to connect with others who are sharing blog entries and videos.
7) I'm pretty new to SecondLife, but others have been active and you'll be able to find IBM and DB2 related information on this site.
See my blog and others on PlanetDB2.
I'm pleased with all the multimedia options that are available today to find out about new products and as training resources. I'm sure we'll see more of this in the future!