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The DB2Night Show #109: ATTACK of the BLOB! with guest Michael Krafick

April 26, 2013, 11:56 am
Posted by Scott in DB2 LUW
Michael Krafick, Sr. DB2 LUW DBA

Special Guest: Michael Krafick, DB2 Comic and "Blob Master"!

DB2 Customer teaches BLOBs obedience!

100% of our studio audience learned something! During this unique episode of The DB2Night Show™, Michael Krafick, Sr. DB2 LUW DBA, DB2 comic, and database obedience trainer shared with us his "school of hard knocks" lessons learned about achieving maximum, remarkable, awesome performance from BLOB objects in his organization's database! Do you have BLOBS? YES, you do! The DB2 Catalog contains LOB and LONG objects! Watch and learn...

Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

What a fun show! Michael's humor and storytelling abilities were simply delightful, and we had some fun with sound effects too! His presentation provides abundant SQL and DB2 command examples. I predict this show will be one of our top 10 for 2013! If you can't improve the performance of your DB2 LUW databases after watching this show, then you need to watch it again!!! Pay attention!!!

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