Here is the list of the best selling books at last week's IOD 2009 conference. Do you have your copy yet??
1) DB2 Certification Series of books, including:
DB2 9 Fundamentals Certification Study Guide by Roger Sanders
DB2 9 Database Administration Certification Study Guide for Exam 731 by Roger Sanders
DB2 9 Database Administration Certification Study Guide for Exam 732 by Susan Lawson and Daniel Luksetich
DB2 9 Advanced Database Administration Certification Study Guide for Exam 734 by Roger Sanders and Dwaine Snow
I'm sure that these books were used to help prepare people when taking their exams. Over 600 tests were taken over the course of the week. Daily prizes were given to high scorers as well. I suspect that these people were also readers of these books! Let me know if you were one of the top scorers and what you did to prepare for your exam.
2) DB2 pureXML Cookbook by Matthias Nicola and Pav Kumar-Chatterjee
3) Enterprise Master Data Management: An SOA Approach to Managing Core Information
by Allen Dreibelbis, Eberhard Hechler, Ivan Milman, Ivan Milman, Martin Oberhofer, Paul van Run, and Dan Wolfson
4) Viral Data in SOA: An Enterprise Pandemic
by Neal A. Fishman
Congratulations to all authors and thanks to all buyers / readers! I hope you find the books useful in your quest to improve your skills!