The DB2Night Show #43: DB2'S GOT TALENT!! 2 More Finalists!

Today's contestant search show featured contestants presenting on both DB2 z/OS and LUW topics! Contestants came to us from all over the globe - even Australia! Our judges selected two contestants to advance to the March finals! Congratulations to Mimo and Bob! This was another great show for learning DB2 tips and techniques!

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Episode 43, 25 February 2011, DB2's GOT TALENT Contestant Search Show #4.

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Judge Susan Visser did another awesome job of blogging details about today's show. CLICK HERE to read Susan's blog!

Thank you to all of our contestants. We appreciate your willingness to share your DB2 knowledge with the DB2 community. The tips and lessons learned were excellent! Here is a recap of today's finalists and their topics:

  • Momi, DB2 z/OS, Managing REORGs
  • Bob, SQL Tuning Technique that reduced query time from 19 minutes to 5 seconds!
We also had another very good presentation on "db2pd" capabilities - look for it in the replay!

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Our Shameless Marketing Moment

During today's quick commercial break, DBI called attention to IBM's new cartoon videos on "reTHINK Migration". IBM has made migrating from Oracle to DB2 LUW 9.7 rather easy with significant automation. However, if your Oracle database/application had performance flaws or "opportunities for improvement", then these, too, will be migrated to DB2 LUW! DBI's newest customer was suffering from an I/O bound database that was migrated from Oracle. We helped this customer avoid a large and unnecessary hardware upgrade expense --- in just a couple of days!!! If you have migrated from Oracle to DB2 LUW, or if you are considering it, please CONTACT DBI BEFORE spending money on hardware!! Don't waste your money!

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