Lots of votes came in over the past two weeks. Our final four contestants, Ember, Mohan, Eric, & Chris know how to use their networks! It was a very close call for 2nd, 3rd, & 4th places. A new record was set for the number of votes received: 1367 Thanks to all who voted!! I hope you enjoy the show and will come back to replay many of the other informative shows in the DB2Night Show collection.
Thanks to the sponsors for offering these excellent prizes!
1st Prize: One FREE IDUG Conference Registration to any IDUG Conference in 2013 (North America, Europe, or Australia) provided by IDUG, plus up to $1,500 USD travel expense allowance provided by DBI. Approximate value of prize package: $3,500 USD
3rd Prize: Apple iPad (approximate value $500) provided by Responsive Systems.
Finalist Prizes: Each of the top 10 Contestants that are invited by the judges to participate in Finals Shows will win $50 Amazon.com Gift Certificates provided by Triton Consulting.
And the winners in order are:
Congratulations to each of you. Your contributions to the community are extraordinary and I hope to see each of you participate in many upcoming events! Conferences, webinars, books, blogs, articles... and any other way you can share your knowledge & your talent!
I send the same message to all the contestants who took part in the competition this year as well as the previous two years.
See my blog entry Summary of DB2's Got Talent Competition 2013 that provides links to all the shows from this year’s competition as well as how you can reach blogs & twitter accounts for those who have them.
I’d like to give special attention to Mohan, our winner. I mentioned on today’s show that I recently found out that Mohan was the author of a great book that was recently published. He sent me the information about his book and many other ways he’s contributed:
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Special guest George Baklarz, IBM, will share with us the latest news on IBM DB2 for LUW.
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Sheryl M. Larsen covers multiple versions of DB2 and covers the following areas and you will leave the presentation confident in identifying efficient queries for DB2 10 & 11!
Show host Scott Hayes wears two hats and doubles as our show guest. Learn about DB2 LUW 10 Index Jump Scans and find out the Updated Rules for Index Design Best Practices, including DB2 compression results.
DB2 LUW Customer Success Story
DB2's GOT TALENT 2012 1st Place winner "Kohli" joins us to share his experiences with implementing and tuning a new DB2 LUW application at his company. His advice is priceless!
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