The DB2Night Show #182: DB2 LUW V11.1 Upgrade Best Practices and Tips!

Melanie Stopfer, IBM DB2 LUW Brain Surgeon

Special Guest: Melanie Stopfer, IBM DB2 LUW Brain Surgeon

DB2 LUW V11.1 UPGRADE Best Practices
plus TIPS and Hidden Gems!

100% of our audience learned something! No surprises there! Everyone learns from Melanie! For our season #7 grand finale, Melanie gave our audience the complete scoop on upgrading to DB2 LUW V11.1! You will not only learn best practices, but you will also learn some very wise and insightful tips, plus you will learn about some "Hidden Gems" - - the extra "smaller" stuff that isn't making the headlines! And, did you notice? We kicked off Season #7 with Melanie talking about auditing and security, and today Melanie provided our Season #7 Grand Finale! Watch and learn...


Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

Are you addicted to Melanie? You can't get enough of her brilliant and helpful mind? Check out these earlier, and still very relevant, episodes of The DB2Night Show:

To those who joined us in our studio audience today, thank you very much! This was a big week for vacations and holidays, and we appreciate you took the time to learn about DB2 and ask great questions!

One Stop Shopping for ALL your DB2 V11.1 Knowledge Needs!

Check out these replays covering DB2 LUW V11.1 Topics:

  1. Part 1: What's New in DB2 LUW V11
  2. Part 2: DB2 LUW V11.1 Deep Dive on BLU and Analytics
  3. Part 3: DB2 LUW V11.1 Deep Dive on OLTP and pureScale


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Episode #182, 8 July 2016, DB2 LUW V11.1 Upgrade Best Practices and Tips with Melanie Stopfer

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PDF Handout

We can't do this will all of our guests, but Melanie has graciously made a PDF of her presentation available. This is the complete upgrade cookbook that was discussed during the show! Now you can watch the replay and use the DB2 LUW Upgrade Cookbook as a reference for your DB2 LUW Success! GET THE PDF.

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