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Episode #75: DB2's GOT TALENT Finals Round #3! Watch, Learn, and VOTE!

March 30, 2012, 12:52 pm
Posted by Scott in Cross Platform

Thank you Top 7 Finalists!
Another Buffet of DB2 LUW and z/OS Tips and Advice

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100% of our audience learned something! Our Top 4 Finalists need YOUR votes! Their futures and BIG prizes depend on impressing YOU with their sage advice and presentation skills! Watch the replay, learn valuable DB2 LUW and z/OS tips and techniques, and then cast your votes for the finalists that impressed you the most!

Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

Thank you to all our finalists for sharing your DB2 knowledge with the DB2 Community. Today we had 6.5 presenters. I realize that sounds odd, but Elder had technical difficulties and was not able to complete his presentation during our show. When you watch today's replay, here is what you will learn about:

Finalist DB2 Platform Topic
Douglas LUW "The Trouble with Timestamps"
Kohli LUW App design change results in significant performance gain
Elder LUW Reclaim space easy in DB2 v9.7 and show off
Rodolfo z/OS Migration of DB2 for z/OS (SAP application) from version 8 to 9
Brian LUW Jack Bauer - DB2 DBA
Ember LUW Four Missing Indexes That Almost Ate The Year’s Revenue
Jean z/OS How the Sysplex Distributor got our Web Apps out of a Pickle!

According to 16 March Finals Round 2 voting, Kohli, Brian, and Elder were "safe". Rodolfo, Ember, Douglas, and Jean "presented for their lives" today, and our judges "saved" Jean. Our viewers, therefore, can vote for Jean, Kohli, Brian, or Elder. Voting must be completed below via the embedded Survey Monkey survey.

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Do you read Judge Susan Visser's blogs? If not, you should! CLICK HERE to discover what Susan has written about DB2's GOT TALENT and find other timely information about DB2. Susan was on vacation today, so we'll look for her blog about this show in a few days after she watches the replays!

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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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Finalist Elder

Our primary mission on The DB2Night Show is to provide education for the DB2 Community. It is unfortunate that Elder experienced technical difficulties. He has shared a PDF of his presentation and he intends to provide us with a link to a YouTube video.

Finalist Brian

In pursuit of your votes, finalist Brian requested permission to create a derivative work of The DB2Night Show replay to feature his presentation on YouTube. Click Here to watch it!

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