The International DB2 User Group (IDUG) North American conference celebrated both DB2 for z/OS’ 30-year anniversary and its own 25-year anniversary last week in Orlando. The conference was kicked off by a Bob Picciano who talked about the all the great items coming from the IBM Software Division. My notes from the session are too . . . → Read More: IDUG 2013 Announcement: DB2 Family Integrates JSON, Graph Document and Key Value Data Stores
The International DB2 User Group (IDUG) North American conference is celebrating both DB2 for z/OS’ 30 year anniversary and its own 25-year anniversary of representing the DB2 Users around the world. The IDUG conference is going to be especially good this year because of the five reasons I mentioned here. With the latest . . . → Read More: IDUG 2013: Why DB2 Has Been Going Strong for Thirty Years
The International DB2 User Group (IDUG) North American conference is only a month away. This year IDUG is really going to be great because many DB2 related items are coming together and are sure to be detailed, dissected and discussed in depth at the conference. Below are the five most important reasons to make sure . . . → Read More: IDUG 2013: Five Reasons Why IDUG Orlando is going to be great this year!
Management by magazine supports big data with the latest Harvard Business Review putting big data on its cover so every CEO can ask the CIO about their big data initiatives. I have experienced firsthand how big data can provide deep business insights and I discussed the business gains at IOD in my “Agile Big Data . . . → Read More: Big Data: IBM Addresses Big Data with the New PureSystems
The IDUG DB2 training conference has officially started and it was great to see a large number of people. Curt Cotner and Namik Hrle started off this DB2 education conference with a great keynote presentation. They highlighted the roadmap of the coming and present features of DB2 z/OS and DB2 LUW.
They talked about the . . . → Read More: IDUG EMEA DB2 Training Conference Starts Off with Great Information
DB2 Migrations Get a Push
The IBM DB2 training roadshow was in Washington DC this last week. The presentations provided additional information on the full advantages of System Z and how it continues to lead all platforms in price performance. Different tracks with information about . . . → Read More: DB2 10 Roadshows Provide Additional DB2 Training Information
DB2 10 Becomes Available
Last week on October 22 IBM announced that the DB2 10 for z/OS was now generally available for all clients. I talked with some of the beta customers at the IOD DB2 training conference this week and they further documented all the great savings after installing the new version. I talked . . . → Read More: 2010 IOD DB2 Training Happenings: DB2 10, Sybase Goes to DB2 and Cognos
Breaking All the Rules: DB2 After 20 Years
2003 DB2 Magazine article shows why DB2 is a flagship database and IDUG is where to get DB2 training and DB2 education.
Tapping Partner Power with DB2 8 and IDUG
2003 DB2 Magazine article discusses how IDUG for DB2 training and DB2 education, and business partners benefit DBAs, especially with new releases such as DB2 8.
More Than Great Conferences-DB2 Training at IDUG
2005 DB2 Magazine article provides recap of DB2 training and DB2 education at IDUG.