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This webcast is available on demand  join John Campbell @GURUDB2, John will focus on "DB2 11 Migration Planning" and Real Customer Experiences . This is PART 2 of the webcast series. John Campbell will provide planning information about migrating to DB2 11 for z/OS and continue to share surprises, pitfalls and lessons learned; provide hints and tips; discuss enabling fast start; and share the latest news about migrations.

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DB2 11 for z/OS introduces the concept of Application Compatibility to simplify migration. This session will introduce the concept and provide the information you need to know to exploit this new capability to simply your migration from DB2 10 to DB2 11. We will also cover how to exploit this new capability to identify changes you need to make to applications that may be affected by incompatible changes in DB2 11. Chris is a Distinguished Engineer with the DB2 for z/OS Development team where he has worked for 26 years. Chris is the team lead for the RDS Execution Engine team and has contributed to the design and implementation for many SQL related items over the 11 releases of DB2 he has worked on. More recently, Chris has been working on improving the performance and scalability of DB2 for z/OS, as well as working with customer and vendors to successfully deploy DB2 based solutions.
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Abstract: This session will introduce and discuss the valuable and much needed major enhancements in DB2 11 related to continuous availability including data sharing. The Data Sharing enhancements will include: group buffer pool castout, CF DELETE_NAME, Restart light, locking, indexing and DSNB355/356I messages. The Availability enhancements will include: BIND/REBIND/DDL/Online REORG break-in with persistent threads, IFCID 306 support for old compression dictionaries, online alter partition limit keys, deferred alter PIT recovery, DROP Column, Workfile instrumentation, defer define object processing, extended RBA/LRSN, and auto clean-up of pseudo- deleted index entries.
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Historically, DB2 for z/OS Development have delivered the majority of new function as part of a new version or release that ships with a cadence of approximately every three years. Moving forward DB2 for z/OS will be moving to a new delivery model for many new functions which will make them available to you in months rather than years. In this webcast John Campbell and Chris Crone will introduce and discuss the reasons for change, the product strategy going forward, how corrective/preventative maintenance will be applied, how new function will be consumed and activated, and what enhanced documentation will be provided to help understand and manage continuous delivery.
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Title: DB2 12 Latest News & Updates: DB2 for z/OS Undisputed Leader Empowering Enterprises of the Future! Abstract: Join this webcast and hear the latest news and updates on DB2 12 for z/OS and beyond from top lab experts including Jeff Josten – DB2 for z/OS Chief Architect. DB2 12 is the next release of DB2 for z/OS, it is built on the core capabilities of DB2 11, and gives businesses the capabilities needed to meet the business demands of the future by: • Providing scale and speed for next era of Mobile and Interconnected devices • Application support for Cloud, Analytics and Mobile • Delivers faster analytical insights • Speedy In-Memory database Performance IBM DB2 for z/OS is still the undisputed leader for storing and leveraging mission critical data when it comes to system availability, scalability, security, performance and cost effectiveness. A majority of Fortune 500 companies, including the world’s top banks, retailers and insurance providers trust DB2 for z/OS for storing mission critical data. This webcast will help you gain deeper insight into how the DB2 for z/OS portfolio will help empower enterprises of the future exploit mobile, cloud, and analytics technologies to gain a competitive edge. Agenda • Introduction - Tom Ramey IBM DB2 for z/OS Director • DB2 12 Highlights - Jeff Josten IBM Distinguished Engineer • DB2 12 Tools, Utilities & Analytics - Udo Hertz IBM Analytics & Tools Development Director • Business Value of Enterprise Database – Julian Stuhler Independent Gold Consultant
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DB2 12 is the latest release of DB2 for z/OS. It expands on features and functions of DB2 11 to provide your organization with capabilities needed to meet growing demands of the future with more scalability and speed, support for the next era of applications and devices, and faster analytics insights. This session looks at how the IBM portfolio of DB2 Utilities and Tools for z/OS allows you to unlock those features of DB2 12 on your timeframe to meet your business needs and stay competitive. We’ll go into details on some of the most anticipated and tested features from the DB2 12 Early Support Program. The support you rely on in IBM’s DB2 Utilities and Tools will let you take advantage of DB2 12 faster and easier.
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Deriving insight from data is vital as organizations strive to deliver competitive insight and gain optimal business advantage. Maximizing the value of “all” data, now requires a new type of analytics ecosystem. This session will discuss modern approaches to integrate current IT investments with new open source and hybrid cloud options to become a truly data-driven organization. The session will include discussions on: Gaining continued value from established data warehouses and BI systems; extending core capabilities with Zones of Capability including the Data Lake and Data Labs; making data more easily accessible to emerging personas like data scientists, citizen data analysts, and application developers; and delivering multi-speed IT services through hybrid cloud and other appropriate architectures. Creating an analytics-ready ecosystem by leveraging and extending your existing investments will enable you to better protect sensitive data; assure the integrity of production environments; make the complexity and inconsistencies of production data more consumable to data scientists and analysts; integrate new innovations in data platforms and analytics engines more easily; and help your users quickly find and employ the data they need to generate high impact business decisions.
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This webcast covers the IBM premier DB2 for z/OS monitoring solution, OMEGAMON XE for DB2 (OMPE). We’ll focus on the latest enhancements delivered in the V540 release that was delivered in the 4th quarter of 2016. OMPE was overwhelmingly used by the IBM DB2 12 Early Support Program (ESP) customers. This session will cover: •DB2 12 for z/OS support •Monitoring improvements, including customer requirements •Extended monitoring support for DB2 Analytics Accelerator Norbert Jenninger is part of the IBM Analytics (DB2 Tools group) at the IBM Germany R&D lab. He joined the DB2 Performance Monitor team in 1994 with responsibilities for development and architecture after 16 years in application development for a production planning system. In his current position, he works as a customer advocate and product manager for DB2 Performance tools. Norbert is the focal point for requirements and market needs.
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DB2 12 for z/OS was released on October 25, 2016. The IBM DB2 Utilities were there every step of the way providing complete, unquestionable support, even before the start of the Early Support Program (ESP). Many of you will be aware of the agile development model that has characterized the IBM DB2 Utilities Suite over recent years, a model that is inherently suited to the IBM utilities and the Continuous Delivery process in DB2. It is a model that, beyond DB2 12, has delivered over 30 enhancements since the start of 2016 alone. Find out why customers and software providers trust and rely upon the IBM Utilities Suite to manage their data now and into the future. Join Haakon Roberts, IBM DE and Architect, who will provide a comprehensive overview of what is new in IBM utilities in DB2 12 and also cover a number of the recent major availability, performance and usability improvements that have been delivered via APARs that you can take advantage of today.
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DB2 11 Migration Planning by John Campbell -IBM DE

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DB2 11 Migration Planning PART 1 by John Campbell - IBM DE

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QMF 12 introduced transformative updates to the QMF TSO client which modernize the TSO client into an analytics tool not just for DB2 for z/OS, but for the entire enterprise. Join Robin Zalud in this webcast to gain an understanding of all the new benefits of the QMF 12 TSO client, including its new abilities to analyze non-DB2 data such as VSAM and Oracle. Other updates include additional IDAA support, performance and storage improvements, folder support, and an enhanced editor.
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The evolution of Data Server Manager into IBM DB2 tooling continues. This webcast looks at the recent enhancements delivered in IBM DB2 performance tools that are realized in Data Server Manager (DSM) for z/OS. We’ll focus on application performance showing how you can easily identify and prioritize your top SQL statements displaying more information while using less system resources. Learn how you can tie in application performance with database performance to get maximum results using less resources. We’ll also show an example of how to perform end-to-end tuning of your application, pulling in the necessary information that lets you: • Define the collection period you need • Access and refine view of your system's query activity • Collect host variable and parameter marker information • Deploy selectivity override profiles for access path improvements • Compare workloads to see access path improvements and improved CPU consumption Saghi Amirsoleymani is a WW Principal Solution Advisor at Rocket Software and IBM Champion, where she evangelizes solutions for customers and partners on IBM technologies. She travels throughout the world presenting on various topics related to Data Studio, Data Server Manager, Analytics and Performance at conferences, users groups, webcasts and events.
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Maryela will show how existing assets on z/OS can be made available in the era of application assembly through new functionality in DB2 and z/OS Connect V2. She will introduce new DB2 V11 functionality to define SQL and Stored Procedures as services. The Application Programming Interface (API) Economy has changed how developers think about building application and how organization deploy software as a service. Mobile devices have accelerated the shift to provide services via API. Maryela will show how existing assets on z/OS can be made available in the era of application assembly through new functionality in DB2 and z/OS Connect V2. She will introduce new DB2 V11 functionality to define SQL and Stored Procedures as services which can be called from anywhere through REST API with enterprise-level scalability and performance. The DB2 support integrates with additional service management capabilities offered in z/OS Connect.
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DB2 12 for z/OS was released for general availability on October 21st 2016. There are many new features and functions that are driving the move to DB2 12. Also important is making sure your database tools and utilities provide not only the support you rely on and need, but that they improve your DB2 12 experience. This webcast looks at some of the most anticipated features that customers have requested and how the IBM DB2 utilities and tools enhance their use in your environment. Craig Mullins, an IBM Gold Consultant, and President of Mullins Consulting Inc., will cover the top features and how IBM’s DB2 tools and utilities complete your DB2 12 story to deliver robust performance, round-the-clock availability, and scalable applications. Craig will cover: •Partition-by-growth Relative Page Numbering Universal Table Spaces (PBG RPN UTS) •Index Fast Traverse Blocks (FTBs) •Temporal Improvements •Dynamic/Static SQL Management •Online Schema Enhancements •Continuous delivery
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IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator is one of the most exciting technologies implemented for DB2 for z/OS and z Systems in years. It has been widely adopted by numerous organizations that enjoy its unprecedented business value. A unique combination of the superb transactional capabilities of DB2 for z/OS and the industry-leading performance for complex queries of the IBM PureData System for Analytics appliance unites transactional and analytical applications while optimizing the use of z Systems processing resources.Join this webcast to hear the latest news from "the father of IDAA" and a key product architect and to learn about the exciting plans on the horizon for the DB2 Analytics Accelerator. Understand how your organization can benefit from the trends and directions in which this technology is developing, and how the Accelerator’s roadmap will strengthen important use cases, like hybrid transactional and analytical processing (HTAP), and expand to include new use cases that drive additi

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There are rich new features in DB2 12 to extend the Data Sharing capabilities that so many DB2 environments rely upon. These features address performance, availability and flexibility requirements. This session will cover asynchronous lock structure duplexing for same-site or multi-site Parallel Sysplex performance, lock avoidance improvements, page registration reduction, automatic retry of GRECP/LPL recovery, DB2 peer recovery, and enhancements for DDF clients including session tokens and XA global transaction support.
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DB2 for z/OS and FlashCopy: Practical Use Cases With the explosion of data volumes today, businesses are looking for ways to copy huge volumes of data very quickly – from seconds to minutes – with minimal disruption to the running of applications. In this presentation, you will hear about practical use cases for IBM FlashCopy technology in a DB2 for z/OS environment including non-disruptive data integrity checks, FlashCopy image copies allowing for instant restore, SHRLEVEL(CHANGE) consistent image copy backups, system-level backup and recovery. We will provide many hints and tips on how to set up your environment, share lessons learned from customer experience and address common pitfalls.

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Using Larger Real Memory Size with DB2 for z/OS to reduce CPU

Introduce and discuss the value of using larger real memory size to improve performance, how to design to run safely, and how to exploit the
following features to reduce CPU resource comsumption: thread reuse, thread reuse with BIND option RELEASE(DEALLOCATE), index fast traverse blocks, large size page frames, long term bufferpool page fix, larger size local and group bufferpool, continuous bufferpools, and larger size
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QMF 12 delivered powerful functionalities that can transform QMF TSO users into data visionaries. QMF 12 supports DB2 9, 10 11 and 12. Join us for this QMF Webcast where Doug Anderson and Robin Zalud will explain how QMF can take existing QMF TSO queries and use them to create insightful visualizations. This powerful capability quickly leverages the existing inventory of QMF queries in the enterprise, allowing all users to use the intelligence gathered over the years to be used in new business dashboards. Users with approved access credentials can be BI Super Heroes, by quickly deploying in-depth self-service analytics to their entire enterprise. And with QMF 12, those existing TSO queries can be joined with data from most enterprise data sources, making citizen data scientists out of all QMF users!
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Machine learning can help optimize every interaction with your customers, anticipate risk more accurately and improve your organization’s operations. It uses historical data to train predictive models that can then be used to anticipate future behavior. When combined with your most current enterprise data, machine learning can help you make the right decision, at the right time.

Please join this webcast hosted by IBM and Rocket Software where Jonathan Sloan, IBM Analytics Executive Consultant will share his insight on how IBM Machine Learning for z/OS can make it easier for you to develop, deploy and maintain behavioral models to generate high quality predictive insights. He will be joined by Gregg Willhoit, Chief Technologist from Rocket Software who will discuss the role of data virtualization in today’s analytics initiatives and the value it brings to IBM Machine Learning for z/OS.  Register today at http://ibm.biz/april25webcast


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How can QMF help you leverage IBM Machine Learning for z/OS?

Machine Learning is a key technology that can revolutionize the way z Systems data can be analyzed to model better business outcomes. And, an integral part to the Machine Learning process is the preparation of raw data that is fed to the Machine Learning workflow. DBAs and data architects can leverage QMF to access and prepare raw data from a wide spectrum of data sources while providing data scientists secure access and governance.

Join us in this webcast where Steve Mink and Doug Anderson will explain the benefits of QMF for Machine Learning environments, and Doug will demo the ease of using QMF to deliver z Systems data to your Machine Learning environment 



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DB2 12 Technical Overview PART 1 - John Campbell

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DB2 12 Technical Overview PART 2

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Save Time! Stay Informed! Db2 Maintenance on Go! 

This webcast is targeted at Db2 for z/OS Database Administrators , System programmers and anyone that works/supports Db2 for z/OS systems.

Nigel Slinger  - IBM Distinguished Engineer from the IBM Silicon Valley Lab, USA  will demonstrate our NEW zServiceAdvisor Mobile App.

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Db2 Analytics Accelerator. What's new

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QMF is bringing its power and ease to the distributed platforms!  On July 14th, QMF Analytics for Multiplatforms became generally available.  This distributed platform only solution is aimed at customers that had inquired about QMF’s visualization, dashboarding and graphical ad-hoc query capabilities on non-z/OS platforms.   This new solution brings the web, workstation and visualization components and capabilities of QMF to non-z/OS customers.

Join us in this webcast were Frank Fillmore will highlight how QMF Analytics for Multiplatforms is being used by one of his customers to modernize their operations.  We also will discuss in more detail the features of QMF Analytics for Multiplatforms.   We will conclude with a demonstration by Doug Anderson that will include the new updates to QMF’s data visualization interface.

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Join us in this short webcast where Frank Ziemba will  showcase the benefits of Collaborative Analytics with QMF.   Linking analytics and collaboration solutions enables business analysts to discover, connect and collaborate to solve analytical problems with tools like wikis, blogs and messaging. 

Frank will explore how QMF's visualization interface (QMF Vision) enables  discovery of problems with triggered or scheduled dashboards created from live data  from z Systems and/or non-z data.  QMF then allows business personnel to act and share their view of the solution, in real-time with peers or decision makers via collaboration tools like IBM Connections, IBM Watson Workspace, or Slack.

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Are you a developer or application architect? Accelerate your development experiences with new DB2 12 technology!

This webcast is aimed at any developers and application architects currently working with Db2 for z/OS. We know that modern development practices have changed and organizations are demanding more agility, speed and at a reduced costs.

 

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Get the most out of your investment in data science skills by integrating machine learning models with transactional applications to optimize every interaction and decision with the freshest enterprise data.

Data scientists’ skills are valuable and the models they develop are vital to the business. Maximizing the impact of your data scientist skills is dependent upon the currency of their data source, latency of execution and the way models are deployed and monitored over time. The lowest latency and freshest data exists within engagement applications on transactional systems. Integrating machine learning models with transactional applications gives you the ability to optimize every interaction and decision.

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Feb 27, 2018 11:00 AM EST

Companies today are looking for new ways to take advantage of their mainframe-based data and processes that have been the backbone of their business for decadesThese companies recognize the need to transform to a digital economy and are considering all options. 

 

The question is how to move forward? Many companies know that their ability to define and innovate is dependent upon their success in recognizing the business value that exists in mainframe applications and data. These companies want to capitalize on those assets as they transform.  One of the common themes identified is the fact that modern application development can no longer wait for IT.  Agility, speed, quality and efficiency are paramount.  This webcast looks at how mainframe customers are updating their application development processes while continuing to leverage mainframe strengths that are vital to their business.

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This webcast will be presented by Terry Purcell - IBM Db2 for z/OS 

STSM and IBM Master Inventor . Terry will be presenting the latest news and updates from the Db2 Optimizer in Db2 12.

 

The performance focus from DB2 10 and 11 for z/OS has resonated very well with customers, and DB2 12 for z/OS takes this further to deliver significant performance improvements to new query workload patterns, and for improved scalability of your existing applications. This session will highlight the UNION ALL and outer join performance improvements, sort optimizations, improved predicate indexability and tighter integration of the Optimizer and RUNSTATS. And you will learn how these and other enhancements can enable improved exploitation of other DB2 features such as temporal or archive transparency, and allow analytics and other processing on real-time data with minimal impact to your operational systems.

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Db2 12 Migration Planning & Early Experiences PART 1

This webcast will help customers migrate as quickly as possible but safely to V12 the latest version of Db2 for z/OS. This webcast is in two parts soread over 2 days will cover the following:
Share lessons learned, surprises, pitfalls
Provide hints and tips; address some myths
Provide additional planning information
Provide usage guidelines and positioning on new enhancements
Help customers migrate as fast as possible, but safely.

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Db2 12 Migration Planning and Early Experiences PART 2

This webcast will help customers migrate as quickly as possible but safely to V12 the latest version of Db2 for z/OS. This webcast is in two parts soread over 2 days will cover the following:
Share lessons learned, surprises, pitfalls
Provide hints and tips; address some myths
Provide additional planning information
Provide usage guidelines and positioning on new enhancements
Help customers migrate as fast as possible, but safely.

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 IBM Data Virtualization Manager (IBM DVM) unlocks the full potential of data on IBM Z to provide universal access to any application regardless of location or format required.  This webinar will discuss how IBM DVM is addressing the challenges of the API economy by providing  fast, real-time, in-place access to enterprise mainframe data to any application via modern APIs.

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