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