We've auditioned DB2 Pros from around the globe, and now our Top 10 Contestants will be competing for YOUR votes! These people have valuable skills, tips, and advice to share, and YOU - our worldwide audience - will determine their fate, their futures, and the prizes they win! Join our studio audience and learn these DB2 LUW and z/OS tips and techniques...
First, thank you to our 28 contestants that entered the DB2's GOT TALENT Contest! We appreciate your willingness to share your DB2 knowledge with the DB2 community! Our judges had to make tough decisions to determine our Top 10 Finalists! The March Finals will be held on March 2nd, 16th, and 30th! Finalists will have FOUR minutes to offer the tip or advice of their choice in hopes of earning VOTES from our studio audience and replay viewers! Our Top 10 are the cream of the crop! Don't miss these shows!
The call for DB2's GOT TALENT Contestant Applications is CLOSED. February 17th will feature a buffet of DB2 for z/OS tips and advice (plus one LUW contestant). Please register and join our studio audience, and you will learn about...
Good news: March Finals will occur on the 2nd, 16th, and 30th only - we've reduced the time commitment for our finalists! Contestant Applications will be accepted through 10 February 2012. See 2012 DB2's GOT TALENT Overview and How The Contest Works for more information.
3 February is full, 10 February has 1 slot open, and we still have places available for 17 and 24 February. With 20 contestants queued up, odds of winning are over 50%. With all contestant slots filled, odds of winning are over 33%. Win a trip to IDUG, the DB2 Symposium, an iPad, or a $50 Amazon.com prize.
I am very excited about the Contestant Applications we received today. A senior IBM employee will be talking about "How to debug a high CPU spike issue on a system" using core DB2 commands, and another DB2 Professional in Singapore Japan will offer advice on "Simulating Access paths in test environments with Production Statistics".
Our special guest is Serge Rielau, IBM Canada, and he will be talking about Advanced Problem Determination for PL SQL, SQL PL, triggers, and UDFs using new DB2 9.7 monitoring APIs and Profiling. Examples and sample source code will be provided provided! REGISTER!
Contestant Applications are still being accepted for 2012 DB2's GOT TALENT. Is it true that the USA lags other countries in skills and education? LUW Applications arrived today from India, Brazil, Japan, Australia, Wisconsin, and New Jersey. DB2 z/OS people? Where are you?
Today we received three more contestant applications from contestants in the USA, Saudi Arabia, and Brazil covering topics of DB2 z/OS RTS, converting Oracle to DB2 LUW, and DB2 LUW storage design for performance. Your odds of winning exceed 33%. We need about 18 more Contestants in the next nine days. CLICK: CONTEST INFORMATION and Contestant Application.
Your chances of winning a great prize are better than 33%! You could win an Amazon.com gift certificate, an Apple iPad, or free badge to IDUG or The DB2 Symposium (plus travel money)! The application is so simple and quick that a cave man could do it while sleeping! CLICK HERE for DB2's GOT TALENT Details!
Since September 2009, The DB2Night Show™ has delivered nearly 109,000 hours of FREE DB2 Education to the DB2 Community. If you consider a typical 4 day class (32 hours) and a typical class cost (about $1,800), this adds up to about $6.7M of free training! Replays are now available in MP4 and WMV formats! Enjoy!
Yesterday we announced the 2011 Top 25 Most Popular Downloads of The DB2Night Show™ Replays. Today we're happy to report that all 2011 shows, and 2012 shows going forward, are, or will be, available in MP4 (M4V) format for your iPods, iPads, iPhones, and other devices supporting the format. Now you can learn cool stuff about DB2 while you are on the go - but please, not while you are driving! ENJOY!
The DB2Night Show ™ has just recently crossed an impressive milestone! Replays of prior shows have been downloaded over 100,000 times! DBI started The DB2Night Show Webinar Edutainment series in September of 2009 with the simple goals of educating, informing, and entertaining the growing DB2 community. DB2 Professionals in every corner of the globe are watching! Each live studio audience consistently indicates that 90+% learn something from each show! WHAT HAVE YOU MISSED?
In this news announcement, to help you focus your limited time on the BEST shows, we have compiled a list of the TOP 25 most downloaded shows in 2011. Enjoy!