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Previewing the Upcoming IDUG Conference

April 17, 2018

The annual IDUG North America conference is only two weeks away. This year's event is set for April 29 to May 3 in Philadelphia.
The full agenda is here, but I'll highlight a few sessions:
  • Ala Carte – I
    • Db2 12 for z/OS Performance and Availability: What can I take advantage of? (Susan Lawson)
    • Revival of SQL Tuner (Sheryl Larsen)
  • Application Development
    • Top Tips to Improve the Performance of Dynamic SQL (Steve Thomas)
    • Does anyone really care what time it is? (John Maenpaa)
  • Data Tech Summit/ Ala Carte -II
    • Db2 for z/OS Modern application: Watson, ML, REST, Spark and more (Jane Man)
    • What’s new in Db2 z DevOps and Cloud Provisioning (Patrick Bossman)
    • Using New Technologies to Drive Business Analytics (Jim Knisley)
  • Db2 for LUW – I
    • Db2 in the Cloud – A Perfect Match (Philip Gunning)
    • DBA Crash Course (Michael Krafick)
  • Db2 for LUW – II
    • The Latest from the Lab, and a Look into the Future (Keri Romanufa)
    • Take control of your Db2 native encryption keys (Greg Stager)
  • Db2 for z – I
    • Overlooked Db2 V12 Enhancements (Damon Anderson)
    • Db2 for z/OS and IBM Z Systems – an unbeatable combination (Chris Crone)
    • Db2 12 and Continuous Delivery – What’s New from the Optimizer (Terry Purcell)
  • Db2 for z – II
    • Db2 12 for z/OS Migration Planning and Early Experience – Part 1 (John Campbell)
    • How do I get 10 Kilos of LOB into a 5 Kilo Bag? (Jim Dee)
  • Education Seminars
    • Db2 11 for z/OS Data Administration Certification Crammer Course (Susan Lawson)
    • Db2 12 for z/OS – System Administration Certification Crammer Course (Judy Nall)
    • Db2 and SQL Optimization for Developers (Tony Andrews)
  • Hands on Labs
    • Unlocking the power of QMF (Doug Anderson)
    • Experience Machine Learning with Db2 for z/OS (John Goodyear)
  • Mini Panels
    • Db2 for LUW Expert Mini Pane
    • Db2 for z/OS Expert Mini Panel
  • SIGs
    • Db2 + Spark and Machine Learning
    • Fun With SQL
  • Spotlights
    • Db2 for z/OS…and Beyond (Jeff Josten)
    • Empower Your Business with Db2 Hybrid Cloud Data Architecture (Daniel Hernandez)
  • VSPs – Vendor presentations
  • Workshops
    • Planning for Db2 12 and continuous delivery (Adrian Buhrke)
    • Development simplified: leverage a single database for structured and unstructured data (George Baklarz)
Obviously there's much, much more, so take the time to review the session by your preferred track.

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