The IBM DB2 for z/OS Webcast Series
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There are three webcasts in the IBM DB2 for z/OS Webcast Series at this time, and only one has passed by. Register now so you don’t miss these coming webinars:
DB2 10: Justifying the upgrade
Julian Stuhler wrote the white paper, and co-authored the book "DB2 10 – Cost Savings… Out of the Box". In this webcast Julian will bring to life the key concepts which make the business justification for migrating to DB2 10 so compelling. This webcast will cover the business benefits of:
A live Q&A session takes place at the end of the presentation, so have your questions ready for Julian.
DB2 10: The secrets of scalability
Anyone who knows anything about DB2 10 for z/OS will know about the very significant potential CPU/cost savings it can offer.
Join IBM Gold Consultant Julian Stuhler and IBM Distinguished Engineer Jeff Josten for this webcast focusing on DB2 10’s features for reducing virtual storage constraints, improving catalog concurrency and removing other scalability barriers.
A live Q&A session takes place at the end of the presentation, so have your questions ready.
About the Speakers:
Julian Stuhler - IBM Gold Consultant
Julian is a highly experienced DB2 consultant with over 20 years relational database experience working with a number of clients within the insurance, telecommunications, banking and manufacturing sectors. In that time he has gained a significant amount of practical knowledge in many aspects of IBM’s Information Management products, including experience in application programming, database administration, technical architecture, performance tuning and systems programming. Most recently, Julian has specialised in supporting large-scale implementations of SAP on DB2 for z/OS.
Jeff Josten – IBM Distinguished Engineer
Jeff Josten is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the lead architect of DB2 for z/OS. He is located at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose, California. He has worked for IBM since 1985 and has been a member of the DB2 team since 1987. He owns several patents in the area of data base technology, and is a frequent speaker at user group and customer meetings.
Why is there so much information about upgrading to DB2 for z/OS 10 these days?
Because IBM DB2 10 is HERE and early adopters who have already upgraded to the new version and are reaping the business benefits. The initial response to DB2 10 has been extremely positive. An early adopter of DB2 10 said, “We could not have been more thrilled with all the performance improvements! There is definitely gold in this version and you don’t even need to spend time to find it. It’s truly right out of the box.”
We don’t want you to miss the benefits, so to help with your migration, IBM has created this series of webcasts. Register now to secure your place and use these valuable recordings to help you throughout the migration process.
Also, IBM will no longer support DB2 Version 8 as of 30 April 2012. So, don’t wait, and take advantage of the special discounts on DB2 10 until December 3, 2011. To find out more, talk to your IBM representatives
Replays are available for past webinars, including
Date: 3rd November 2011
With IBM DB2 for z/OS Version 8 retiring support in April 2012, many clients are planning their migration strategy. As you know, migration can be a time-consuming and expensive process it can be confusing knowing which path to take.
With the current cut backs in IT expenditure it makes sense to do your homework and avoid any costly mistakes. This webcast is one you cannot avoid to miss if you are currently on Version 7, 8 or 9 and planning your migration.
About the Speaker:Tom Crocker is a Senior IT Specialist working in the United Kingdom as a Client Technical Advisor specializing in DB2 Tools and DB2 Engine. Tom has over 20 years experience in data management and has worked for IBM for the last 10 years, first as a DB2 DBA supporting SAP on OS/390 and for the last 8 years in Technical Pre-Sales. Before joining IBM, he worked as an independent consultant and has experience in the insurance, banking, and retail industries.
Thanks to Surekha Parekh for this information. Be sure to join one of the social groups that Surekha runs so you don’t miss any future events: