December 16th SIRDUG Meeting

Inclement Weather Number for IBM Building is 704-340-9333 (this is for December 16th meeting)

SIRDUG is very pleased to announce that the next SIRDUG meeting on December 16th, will cover Data Studio 2.2.1 IDE and Optim Test Management. The meeting will feature two IBM speakers.

The Data Studio Presentation will cover the no-charge features of Data Studio 2.2.1. Some of these are: simple data Administration, query tuning, visual explain access path graph, query tuner, capture query and statistics advisor.

We were able to lower our price to $10 for the meeting and found space, so that we can have 40 attendees.

Meeting Details

WHEN? December 16 (Thursday)

10330 David Taylor Drive
Charlotte, NC 28262
See directions below

COST? $10 cash or check, per day, at the door.
We do not accept credit cards.

Presentations for Download

To download Data Studio 2.2.1 presentation click here

To download Optim & Guardium presentation click here

Meeting Agenda

December 16 (Thursday)

 8:00 -  8:50 - Registration - Coffee, Danish, and Networking
 8:50 -  9:00 - SIRDUG announcements and speaker introductions 
 9:00 - 10:15 - Data Studio 2.2.1  - Alan Jay Spiegel 
10:15 - 10:40 - Mid-Morning Break
10:40 - 11:50 - Data Studio 2.2.1 - Alan Jay Spiegel
11:50 - 12:50 - Lunch
12:55 -  2:00 - Optim Test Data Management - Ernie Mancill
 2:00 -  2:20 - Mid-Afternoon Break
 2:20 -  3:15 - Optim Test Data Management - Ernie Mancill
 3:20 -  3:40 -  Networking, Adjourn 


To pre-register please use our new online registration form at:
meeting registration form
email and give us your name and company. If you are not already on our distribution list and wish to be, include your email address and phone number.

If you do not wish to continue receiving these occasional notices, please indicate that in your registration email.
Pre-registration must be completed by Midnight, Monday, December 10th. 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 the meeting site:

The meeting is in the IBM facility Near the Macaroni Grill off WT Harris Blvd

North bound on I-77 (from the Rock Hill direction): Turn right onto I-85 North and follow next directions.

On I-85 (coming from either direction): Take exit 45B onto Harris Blvd. West. Turn Right at 2nd stop light onto David Taylor Drive.

South bound on I-77 (from the Statesville direction) Turn left onto Harris Blvd. East (exit 18) Go approximately 6.3 miles to the 10th stop light (counting the one at top of I-77 ramp) Turn Left onto David Taylor Drive.

Technical Sessions

The Data Studio and the Optim Test Data Management sessions are cross platform.

The Data Studio Presentation will cover:

Speaker Biographies

Alan Jay Spiegel

Alan is a seasoned Database IT specialist and DB2 Advisor on z/OS with over 30 years of experience in the field. He primarily acted as application and systems DBA in the health care industry supporting DB2, IDMS and Oracle. He developed company wide application databases supporting customer services, actuarial and claims processing. In addition, he also maintained and installed new releases of the database engines. During last five years, as DB2 Advisor in the East region, he performs migration workshops on new releases of DB2 as well as provide technical assistance to both customer accounts and the pre-sales DB2 Z team.

Ernie Mancill

Ernie is an Executive IT Specialist and is a founding member of IBM’s z/Series Database Tools team, a team which assists customers in evaluating and implementing IBM’s database tools for DB2. Ernie specializes in Data Governance and Security on DB2 and IMS on System z. He has a specific focus on Auditing, Data Privacy, and Data Encryption technology. Prior to joining IBM in 1999, Ernie worked as a DB2 and CICS Systems Programmer and has over 35 years of IT experience in many different capacities and in a variety of different industries. Ernie is a Certified DB2 for z/OS V9 Database Administrator, and has presented at IDUG, the DB2 Information-On-Demand Conference, SHARE, and at local DB2 user groups throughout the Americas. Ernie has co-authored three IBM Redbooks, “A Deep Blue View of DB2 Performance – IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON for DB2 Performance Expert on z/OS”, “Keeping Your Data in its Place with DB2 Data Archive Expert”, and “Securing and Auditing Data on DB2 for z/OS”. In his spare time, Ernie is an avid saltwater fly fisherman.

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