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The DB2Night Show #126: DB2's GOT TALENT Contestant Search #3

February 21, 2014, 3:17 pm
Posted by Scott in Cross Platform

Today's Finalist Winners: Ken and Sreeharsha

It's Day 3 of the DB2 Olympics!

90% of our studio audience learned something! We had some good presentations today on DB2 z/OS and LUW! Learn about DB2 SAP monitoring and tuning (z/OS), a great story about a table that was accidentally dropped and recovered (z/OS), and ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE - "The GOOD, the BAD, and the UGLY." Watch this replay, learn good advice from your DB2 community peers, then complete our survey for your chance to win a $25 gift card!

Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

I really enjoyed Ken's presentation on ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE. Not only did he describe some benefits and advantages with tips, but he cautioned on some pitfalls as well. What's more, he even shared his clever method for circumventing some of the pitfalls! Sreeharsha's presentation was entertaining and gained some laughter via tweets from DB2 comic @mkrafick.

I want to take a quick moment to give a shout out of thanks to my good friend @ember_crooks. As you may know, she was a guest judge on 7 FEB 2014 and she's a prior DB2's GOT TALENT 3rd place winner. She is doing an AWESOME job of blogging about DB2's GOT TALENT 2014 at and I'm thankful for all of the details she is providing!


DBI Software and The DB2Night Show are proud to announce a special discount code that you can use to get 10% off your IDUG NA Phoenix registration: DB2GotTalent14. This code saves you $200 and matches the price for organizations sending three or more people!

Survey and Voting

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Congratulations to Chuck Kosin at AAA California in Costa Mesa, CA! You've won a $25 gift card! Thank you for completing the survey after show #125 DB2's GOT TALENT Contestant Search #2

To all of our winners - please be patient on these gift cards. We issue them every four to five or so shows because bulk gift card orders save time.

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