August 1 SIRDUG Educational Seminar Featuring Bonnie Baker



Meeting Details

WHEN? August 1 (Thursday)

WHERE? Lowes Corporate Office (Mooresville, NC) See directions below

COST? $175 cash or check, per day, at the door.
We do not accept credit cards.


Meeting Agenda

August 1
Featured Speaker - Bonnie Baker

 8:00 -  9:00  -  Registration - Coffee, Danish, and Networking
 9:00 - 12:00  -  Bonnie Baker - DB2 Performance Improvements - the ones that require a change in habits, standards, & practices - Part I
12:00 -  1:00  -  Lunch
 1:00 -  4:00  -  Bonnie Baker - DB2 Performance Improvements - the ones that require a change in habits, standards, & practices - Part II
  

Registration

Pre-registration must be completed by Midnight, Friday, July 26th. Please feel free to invite others from your company (just make sure they pre-register as well). If you know others in your company who are interested in attending future SIRDUG events, please encourage them to become members of our distribution list (we just need their names, email addresses and phone numbers).

Registration Note
SIRDUG will be calling or emailing a confirmation for each person who pre-registers by the deadline. If you have pre-registered and have not received a confirmation by the day after the deadline, please notify us as your registration may not have been received.

If you have not pre-registered by the deadline, you may pre-register after the deadline or register at the door, but the availability of presentation handouts and lunch can not be guaranteed and confirmations will not be sent.


Directions to Lowes facility:

Get off at Exit 31 on I-77, which is Mooresville, NC.

Go to 1000 Lowes Blvd

From a security and guest registration standpoint, all SIRDUG attendees should enter the campus via the Langtree entrance from I-77 Exit 31.

Registred attendees will be emailed, a parking pass and campus map. Please download the Parking Pass and Print it. Put the Parking Pass on your dashboard before entering the Lowes facility. THANKS!

The address for GPS should be 1000 Lowe's Blvd., Mooresville, NC 28117.

Directions from Charlotte
Go north on I-77 to Exit 31 Langtree Road.
Take a right at the top of the exit and go about 3/10 mile and make a slight left turn onto T Lane. Follow T Lane to the security guard building. Give them your name and that you are here for SIRDUG, and the security guard will direct you from there to the NB parking lot.

Directions from Statesville
Go south on I-77 to Exit 31 Langtree Road.
Take a left at the top of the exit and go about 6/10 mile and make a slight left turn onto T Lane. Follow T Lane to the security guard building. Give them your name and that you are here for SIRDUG, and the security guard will direct you from there to the NB parking lot.

After parking in the NB parking lot, go to the ground floor lobby entrance of the NB office building. The registration tables for SIRDUG will located on the left side of the NB lobby. We will escort groups of SIRDUG attendees to the correct meeting rooms, as they check in.

Bonnie Baker Biography

Bonnie Baker is a consultant and educator specializing in applications performance issues on the DB2 OS/390 and z/OS platforms. She is an IBM DB2 Gold Consultant, a five-time winner of the IDUG Overall Best Speaker award, and a member of the IDUG Speakers' Hall of Fame. She is best known for her series of seminars entitled "Things I Wish They'd Told Me 8 Years Ago." She is a frequent speaker at the U.S., European, Australian and Canadian DB2 Technical Conferences and IDUG's as well as many local DB2 user groups (like ours!!). She tries to bring her 'hands-on' 'from-the-trenches' perspective to her presentations to provide real-life solutions to real-world problems.


Educational Seminar Details

August 1: "DB2 Performance Improvements - the ones that require a change in habits, standards, & practices"

Each new release of DB2 for z/OS provides opportunities for performance improvements. Some improvements just happen after you install the new release. Some are easily introduced via a REBIND. But MOST require DBAs and application developers to take specific action before savings can be realized. This NEW class covers specifics about those performance enhancements that don't just happen as part of the installation of DB2 and a quick REBIND of programs.

The focus of this class will be performance improvement via

Bonnie Baker speaks from many years of experience designing, developing and tuning DB2 systems. She gives real-life answers to real-life problems with DB2. Students leave "empowered" to make a difference immediately. This seminar has been enthusiastically received throughout the world.


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