IBM and Rocket Software are doing a WEBcast on:
IBM Db2 for z/OS Performance 

on Oct 31st

~~This webcast is unique in that it requires no application, code or process change from you, the user to get immediate cost-savings for your Db2 environment.   After the release of Db2 12 in October of 2016, Db2 and related utilities and tools moved into a new agile method and approach in delivering new features and functions, called Continuous Delivery.   Some users fear this change and some eagerly await what new improvements are around the corner.  This webcast will give deliver the “goodies” to all so that you have the information and knowledge to determine what is best for your Db2 environment
We will cover the some of the features that have been released since 2017 in both the Db2 Utilities and the tools that will improve availability and performance, with an ongoing focus on reducing cost as you move further into the digital age with new applications that are pushing boundaries.  
To meet your demands, Haakon Roberts and Tim Willging, both Distinguished Engineers will tell you what you need to know.  Some of the topics covered are:
• Availability, performance and usability enhancements in the IBM Db2 Utilities
• Internal changes in the Db2 tools that deliver immediate performance benefits, lowering the cost of execution and increased zIIP utilization
• Simplification and modernization in how you interact with your data

Haakon Roberts
Distinguished Enginner, Architect
Haakon Roberts has nearly 30 years' experience working with DB2 on the mainframe platform covering various aspects of systems programming, database administration, software support and development. He is a Distinguished Engineer at the IBM Silicon Valley Laboratory in San Jose, California, the chief technical architect for DB2 for z/OS Utilities and Tools, and a leading expert in data integrity, availability and problem resolution. He is a regular speaker on these and other topics.

Tim Willging
Distinguished Engineer, Architect
Rocket Software
Distinguished Engineer and Architect, Tim Willging joined the Rocket Software team in 2005 and was named a distinguished engineer in 2015. With over 25 years developing enterprise software tools, Tim has architected and authored several database products focusing on backup and recovery, cloning, administration, monitoring and change management. He has recently been focusing on solutions for advanced analytics on z/OS. He is currently based in Chicago, and is an alumnus of Northern Illinois University with an emphasis in theoretical computing.

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