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The DB2Night Show #173: DB2's GOT TALENT -Round 3

March 4, 2016, 7:04 pm
Posted by Scott in Cross Platform


2 Contestants Compete for YOUR Votes!

Great DB2 LUW and z/OS presentations!

Most of our studio audience learned something! We have a new format for our contest this year! Contestants only present ONE time, up to seven minutes, in hopes of earning votes from the DB2 community, their peers, and friends. Voting is achieved by simply LIKING videos on YouTube. We've embedded the videos herein for your convenience, plus we'll share the URLs for direct access. Cheers to your learning! Watch...

Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

Despite a couple of false starts and technical hiccups, I am pleased that we had 2 contestants participate, and they both earned pretty good scores from our audience and judges. It's not supposed to be this hard, really. A working microphone, or a telephone, click a button to share your screen, and away you go. I'm beside myself to figure out how we have so much drama. Administering DB2 is easier!

DB2's GOT TALENT 2016 - Participate?

Next week, 11 March, our judges will give presentations on various topics. A few friends and contestants from prior years might drop in as well. We're doing this just for fun and DB2 education. Presentations on March 11th will not qualify for DB2's GOT TALENT 2016 prizes. Would you like to participate? Just register, attend, and ask the question "I have a presentation!"

DB2's GOT TALENT 2016 - ROUND #3

We have two more contestant videos for you to watch and learn from. They are conveniently embedded below. This year voting is achieved via "Liking" the videos. So, if you like a contestant video, if you like the contestant, or if you learned something from the video, then click the THUMBS UP to like it! Apparently the ability to "LIKE" a video (thumbs up) is only available on YouTube (not via the embedded videos below).

Download, and listen to, the complete replay files below to hear the comments made by our judges. The feedback from judges is intended to help our contestants improve their presentations via compliments and constructive criticism.

The DB2Night Show is free. The education is free. It has always been free since inception seven years ago. It is estimated that The DB2Night Show has provided over $20,000,000 worth of classroom DB2 education value to the DB2 community. That said, yes, you will need to watch short commercial advertisements from our sponsors before the DB2's GOT TALENT Contestant videos begin.

Contestant Videos


Vote via Direct Link:
Judges Scores: 7, 8, and 8. Average = 7.66. 7.66 out of 10 is 77%. 77% of $75 honorarium is $57.75 prize.

Tomas: DB2 Partitioning for Performance

Vote via Direct Link:
Judges Scores: 8, 8, and 8. Average = 8.00. 8.00 out of 10 is 80%. 80% of $75 honorarium is $60.00 prize.

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Episode #173, 4 March 2016, DB2's GOT TALENT Round #3

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