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Last Call! DB2's GOT TALENT Call for Contestants Closes 6 FEB 11pm CST!

February 5, 2014, 1:51 am
Posted by Scott in General
Does anyone know DB2? Have you worked with BLU? Do you have a clue? Is your database held together with tape and glue? Is performance in the loo? Can you setup a Workload Manager queue? Are you managing databases or a zoo? Have you conquered data skew? Is your love for DB2 true? Are you tired of performance data spew? Do you know a thing or two? Are you hoping this rhyme is through?

Contestants: Apply by 11pm CST 6 February 2014

We are still looking for 6-10 more contestants for DB2's GOT TALENT 2014. In fairness to our current contestants, we will be closing the Call for Contestants 6 February 2014 at 11pm CST. At this point, your odds of winning a $50 Finalist prize are almost as good as...
...the likelihood that the sun will rise tomorrow.

How about a short presentation?

  • How do you monitor and manage storage utilization?
  • How do you monitor DB2 backups?
  • When do you run runstats, and why?
  • What did you learn when recovering a database?
  • Have you experimented with DB2 BLU yet? How'd it go?
  • What security recommendations do you have?
  • See the full list of topic suggestions

Prior Contestant Shares Her Experience

In 2013, Ember Crooks won 3rd place and is now enjoying her iPad prize every day! We can only rant and rave about how awesome DB2's GOT TALENT is so loud, but prior participants can tell the story much better. So, here's Ember's blog: CLICK HERE!


Some corporations unduly get themselves in a knot about anything "public", particularly if the corporate name is used or mentioned. So, no worries, you're participation can be our little secret. icon_wink During the contest, we'll refer to you only by first name. Any other information you choose to share is at your discretion. If you are a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place winner and continue to require corporate anonymity, no problem. If you are prohibited from winning prizes, we can arrange for a charitable donation instead.

Webinar Registration for DB2's GOT TALENT

Whether you participate as a contestant or not, CLICK HERE to register for the DB2's GOT TALENT webinars. We've made it easy. Register just once for all of the shows in February and March!

Help Grow the DB2 Community!

You know, the more people that love and know DB2, the better for everyone in the community! When DB2 grows, so, too, do your career opportunities! Share the DB2's GOT TALENT news with your friends and followers! We'll be watching Twitter "Retweet" and "Favorite" statistics, and we've got a prize in mind for our most social advocates!

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