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The DB2Night Show #105: DB2's GOT TALENT Top 7 Finalists Compete!

March 15, 2013, 11:27 am
Posted by Scott in Cross Platform

Special Guests: Ember, Mohan, Chris, Renu, Armando, Eric, and Sreeharsha!

Top "7" Finalists Compete!

100% of our studio audience learned something! Today's presentations were fantastic! This show contains a buffet of DB2 tips and advice on Migrating Databases, Compression, Restrictive Databases, Isolation Levels, Altering Data Types, The Secret, and SQL for DBAs! Watch this replay, learn great advice from your DB2 community peers, then cast your vote for your favorites!

Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

Yippee! No GoToWebinar technical problems today! Our Top 7 finalists were all able to deliver their excellent presentations! 964 votes were cast in our 8 March show. In order of votes obtained (highest to lowest), here's a run down of today's presentations:

  • Mohankumar, "How to Migrate the DB2 9.7 database from BCU D5100 stack to ISAS 5600 V2 stack"
  • Eric, Improving performance by understanding DB2 isolation levels
  • Sreeharsha, Exploring COMPRESS for DB2 z/OS
  • Chris, Restrictive Databases in DB2 LUW
  • Ember, Two Different Methods for Altering Data Types
  • Armando, The Secret ( Why do they trust us? )
  • Renu, These Tennis Shots make me win my match in just two sets! (SQL to help DBAs)
Please WATCH our replay to obtain excellent DB2 education from today's finalists!

Survey and Voting

Due to GoToWebinar® limitations for repeating webinars, we need to offer our post-show audience survey via Survey Monkey. We welcome both our live studio audience and replay viewers to complete this survey to vote and for a chance to win our $25 gift certificate drawing. For convenience, the survey is embedded below, at the bottom of this replay blog. After you complete the survey, it will close automatically. Only one entry per computer is allowed. Also, to minimize the "I'll just vote for my friend effect", we are now requiring that you must vote for TWO or more finalists. You can still vote for your friend, but be sure to cast a vote for at least one other good presentation!

DB2's GOT TALENT Finalists Compete!

22 March is our last finalist competition! We will have 5 presenters. According to your votes from this show, the Top 4 finalists receiving the most votes will be eligible for your votes on 22 March wherein we determine 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. REGISTER if you haven't already!

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Episode #104 Survey Winner

Congratulations to Aneta Binkowska in Poland! During today's show, judge Susan Visser chose a random number that corresponded to your completed survey! Thank you for completing the survey for Episode #104 DB2's GOT TALENT Finalists Compete March 8th!.

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If you don't see a survey below, then SurveyMonkey has determined that your computer has already voted or it is after 8am CDT 22 March 2013 (this survey will automatically stop collecting responses). Remember to complete all questions accordingly. Name, Country, Email, and Phone are required contact information to mitigate risk of voting irregularities. If you win the $25 drawing, we may call you to verify your email address.

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