IBM Gold Program - Webcast Series
Title: Cloudy with a Chance of DevOps – A Survival Guide
As large enterprises continue their headlong rush into Cloud Computing and the DevOps movement continues to gather momentum, traditional Db2 for z/OS job roles are being forced to adapt. This presentation will provide a brief overview of these two increasingly important IT trends, and examine how they are directly impacting Db2 developers, DBAs and systems programmers. From cloud-oriented application design to fully automating Db2 schema changes, some practical guidelines are offered to help current practitioners thrive in this brave new world.
Bio: Julian has over 30 years of Db2 experience in application programming, database administration, technical architecture, performance tuning and systems programming, working within the insurance, telecommunications, banking, financial services and manufacturing sectors. He is an IBM Redbook and White Paper author and IDUG Best Speaker, and has lectured widely on DB2 subjects in the UK, Europe and US. In 1999 Julian was invited to join the IBM Gold Consultants programme, and in May 2008, Julian was recognised as one of IBM’s inaugural Data Champions. Julian served on the IDUG Board of directors from 2003 to 2010, and is an IDUG Past President.