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The DB2Night Show #70: DB2's GOT TALENT Contestant Auditions 2

February 10, 2012, 4:50 pm
Posted by Scott in Cross Platform

Congratulations Kohli and Elder!
A Buffet of DB2 LUW Tips and Advice

Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!

100% of our audience learned something! Today's "special guests" included six contestants that shared some very helpful and creative DB2 LUW tips. Our judges chose their favorite two to advance to the March finals. Watch the replay to learn about redirected restores, alternatives to db2imigr and db2iupgrade, statistical views, the db2gcf command, MQTs, and the ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE stored procedure! Watch the replay, learn, and VOTE!

Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

As usual, judge Susan Visser, IBM, did another AWESOME job blogging about today's show, our contestants, and their presentations. CLICK HERE to read Susan Visser's excellent summary! And, THANKS Susan!

The call for contestant applications closes at 11pm CST on 10 February 2012. Thank you to all of our contestants for your willingness to share your knowledge with the DB2 community.

I personally thought Renu's presentation on DB2 statistical views was excellent. I am hereby using my discretion as the show host, representing show sponsor DBI Software, to award Renu a $25.00 Gift Certificate! Thank you Renu!

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  • 1st Place Prize: Free Badge to any 2012 IDUG Conference, sponsored by IDUG
  • 1st Place Prize: Up to $1,500 USD travel money for travel expenses to the IDUG conference, sponsored by DBI Software
  • 2nd Place Prize: A free badge to attend the DB2 Symposium, sponsored by KBCE
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