IDUG Meeting featuring Robert Catterall, Chris Eaton, Mary Beth Jeffords and Paul Turpin
SIRDUG Meeting March 3rd, 2011
SIRDUG is very pleased to announce that the first 2011 SIRDUG meeting
on March 3rd, will feature Chris Eaton and Robert Catterall from IBM.
Robert Catterall will give us a preview of his 2011 North American IDUG
conference presentation, "DB2 for z/OS Stored Procedures - Trends and
Technology". Robert will also present "SQL enhancements in DB2 9 and 10
Chris Eaton will be presenting Administrative Views and High Availability
topics, including HADR and pureScale.
Chris Eaton and Robert Catterall have both won multiple IDUG Best
Mary Beth Jeffords will be presenting "Cost Control Methods for DB2 for
z/OS workloads". Paul Turpin will be presenting "Index Friend or Foe?"
The IDUG North America Conference 2011 will be in Anaheim, California,
May 2nd through 6th. If you are not able to attend this year's IDUG
North America Conference, this is your opportunity to catch a piece
of the action.
WHEN? Thursday, March 3, 2011
WHERE? Lowes Corporate Office (Mooresville, NC) See directions below
COST? $20 cash or check, in advance or at the door.
We do not accept credit cards. We are working on a way to accept
Paypal and credit cards, so stay tuned for upcoming announcements.
8:00 - 8:50 - Registration - Coffee, Danish, and Networking
8:50 - 9:00 - SIRDUG announcements and speaker introductions
9:00 - 10:15 - Mary Beth Jeffords - (z/OS focus) - Cost Control Methods for DB2 for Z/OS workloads
9:00 - 10:15 - Paul Turpin - (LUW focus) - Index Friend or Foe
10:15 - 10:30 - Mid-Morning Break
10:30 - 12:00 - Chris Eaton - Admin views (DB2 for LUW)
10:30 - 12:00 - Robert Catterall - TBD (DB2 for z/OS)
12:00 - 1:15 - Lunch
1:15 - 3:00 - Speaker TBD - SQL improvements in V9 and V9 ie OLAP ranking (DB2 for z/OS)
1:15 - 3:00 - Chris Eaton - technical review of HADR best practices (DB2 LUW (including zLinux))
how does pureScale compare with Oracle technically
2:00 - 2:15 - Mid-Afternoon Break
3:30 - 3:45 - SIRDUG business , Adjourn
We are still working on the exact agenda, so what you see may change
Pre-registration must be completed by Midnight, Monday, February 28th. We need to provide
a list of attendees to Lowes security, so we need everyone to pre-register.
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).
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.
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 entrance from I-77 Exit 31.
The address for GPS should be 1000 Lowe's Blvd., Mooresville, NC 27117.
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 NB1210 meeting, as they check in.