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March 2019 WDUG meeting

  • 03/06/2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Aurora Medical Center, 36500 Aurora Dr, Summit, WI 53066

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Meeting Agenda – March 6, 2019

8:45-  9:15
Registration – Coffee, juice and rolls 

DB2 for z/OS

9:15 - 10:30

Zowe - A new Face for z/OS

Paul Bartak - Rocket Software

10:30 - 10:45 

Break

10:45 - 12:00

IBM Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS Technical Review

Paul Bartak - Rocket Software

There are multiple studies that show the relationship between an agile organization and its success in the marketplace. At the same time, the competitive marketplace is tougher than ever, with technology savvy innovators entering industries and challenging mainstay enterprises. DevOps encapsulates the efficiencies necessary for the rapid, quality delivery of the software that drives these innovators. The database portion of the application is just as important as the application code, and has been identified as a major contributor to DevOps friction. This presentation will position where the IBM Db2 DevOps Experience fits in the DevOps world. With that understanding, we will dive into the details of the architecture and workflows, along with information about what this means for companies. Develop your understanding of this product which elevates Db2 for z/OS into the fast paced, innovative world of DevOps.

12:00 - 1:15

Lunch - On your own

1:15 – 2:30

IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator saved my life 

 Jared Wagner- Data Analyst for State Farm Insurance with 10+ years of experience working with Test Data, Test Infrastructure and Test Governance.

Greg DeBo- IDAA Product Support team at State Farm, formerly IMS DBA, Db2 DB2, Db2 DBSA, Guardium Support, 30+ years on mainframe

IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator saved my life - taking 3 years of processing down to hours by giving us an epic leap in data masking. Then we lit the Optim Scrubbing process on fire. You will learn the details around what made this a success, and the challenges we faced. We'll share mind blowing performance numbers and talk about some non-"traditional" uses for the IDAA. It can be utilized for more than analytics and data mining. Plus we'll share ideas on how transform your data in the fraction of the time traditional methods would take.  Greg will then share some of the other features that State Farm is currently working with on both IDAA V5 and V7.

2:30-2:45
Break

2:45 - 4:00

Data Server Manager

IBM Lab Resource (TBD)


DB2 for LUW

9:15-10:30

What's New in Db2 BLU - IBM Db2 WoC and IIAS and IDAA.

Vincent Kulandaisamy—IBM

Overview of new BLU feature enhancements that are already available of WoC and IIAS and IDAA form factors

10:30 - 10:45

Break

10:45 - 12:00

Db2 BLU Internal concepts and best practices.
Vincent Kulandaisamy—IBM

12:00 - 1:15

Lunch - On your own

1:15 - 2:30

IBM's Always on architecture introduction - keeping your service up for decades

Dale McInnis is a Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) at the IBM Toronto Canada lab. He has a B.Sc.(CS) from the University of New Brunswick and a Masters of Engineering(M.Eng) from the University of Toronto. Dale joined IBM in 1988, and worked in the DB2 development team from 1992 - 2014. Dale's area of expertise includes DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows Kernel development, where he led teams that designed the current backup and recovery architecture and other key high availability and disaster recovery technologies. He has obtained eleven (11) patents in the area of database resiliency. Dale is a popular speaker at the International DB2 Users Groups (IDUG) conferences worldwide, as well as DB2 Regional users groups and IBM's Information On Demand (IOD) conference. His expertise in the area DB2 availability area is well known in the information technology industry. Dale spent 10 months as the IBM Cloud Data Services Chief Availability Architect, and now Dale is now on the North American Hybrid Data Management Technical Sales team.

2:30-2:45
Break

2:45–4:00

DB2 Logging - what does it really do

Dale McInnis

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