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Top 20 DB2Night Show DB2 z/OS Replay Downloads of 2014

January 8, 2015, 1:34 am
Posted by Scott in General
The DB2Night Show™ is pleased to announce our most popular DB2 for z/OS shows of 2014 based on number of replay downloads during the calendar year. You might notice that some of the shows are older - blame it on very helpful content! If you haven't seen these shows yet, make sure you download them, watch, and learn!


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Top 20 DB2 z/OS DB2Night Show Replays of 2014

Click on the Show # for a link to the replay! All shows listed below received hundreds of downloads!

Rank Show # Show Theme Show Guest(s)
#1 #Z27 Explaining EXPLAIN - DB2 10 Edition
Over 1,500 downloads!
Willie Favero, IBM
#2 #Z13 (Almost) Live from IBM IOD 2011 Scott Hayes, DBI, and Various Guests
#3 #Z45 DB2 z/OS- Practical DB2 11 Performance in a Nutshell Cristian Molaro, IBM DB2 GOLD Consultant
#4 #Z44 DB2 z/OS - Willie's Winging It Willie Favero, IBM
#5 #Z50 DB2 Buffer Pool Tuning – Get the greatest benefits! Joel Goldstein, Responsive Systems
#6 #Z37 Application Tuning Revisited Martin Hubel, MHC
#7 #Z49 Understanding Query Transformation in DB2 Dan Luksetich, DanL Consulting
#8 #Z48 Where is the Problem in My z/OS Transaction? Martin Hubel, MHC
#9 #Z28 Willie Favero's DB2 for z/OS "Brain Dump" Part 1 Willie Favero, IBM
#10 #Z46 What’s New in DB2 11 SQL Coding and Tuning Sheryl Larsen, IBM
#11 #Z42 DB2 11 for z/OS - Easing Upgrade Anxiety Julian Stuhler, Triton Consulting
#12 #Z43 DB2 z/OS in a Connected World Phil Nelson, ScotDB Ltd.
#13 #Z26 Memory Management in DB2 10 for z/OS Julian Stuhler, Triton Consulting
#14 #Z29 "You CAN Teach an Old Programmer New Tricks" Bonnie Baker, BBC, Now Retired
#15 #Z33 "Why to REBIND or NOT to REBIND is STILL a QUESTION" Cristian Molaro, IBM DB2 GOLD Consultant
#16 #Z47 Big Data Disaster Recovery Performance Dave Beulke, Dave Beulke and Associates
#17 #Z41 New DB2 V10 Functionality Implemented at Anixter Damon Anderson and Steven Loesch, Anixter
#18 #Z40 Dynamic SQL, Pros and Cons Klaas Brant, KBCE, IBM Champion & DB2 Gold Consultant
#19 #Z34 "IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator: The Next Generation" Namik Hrle, IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM Germany
#20 #Z20 Data Skew and Real World Performance Solutions Cristian Molaro, IBM DB2 GOLD Consultant

Fun Factoids

Replays of The DB2Night Show were downloaded an average of 252 times per day each day in 2014! That's over 10 downloads per hour! Since inception, there have been over 500,000 downloads of The DB2Night Show replays!

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