Date: 16th March 2021
Time 11:00 AM Eastern Time Zone
Db2 for z/OS: The Evolution Engine - Julian Stuhler
For over 35 years, Db2 for z/OS has been the engine at the heart of many of the critical applications that run the world around us. From internet banking transactions to airline reservations and insurance quotations, Db2 for z/OS continues to power a huge array of today’s high volume, mission-critical enterprise applications. But how has Db2 remained so relevant given the huge technology changes that we’ve seen in the past 4 decades? This presentation will show how Db2 continues to evolve to meet the challenges of today’s (and tomorrow’s) applications, while the product’s core strengths of efficiency, resilience and openness remain as critical today as they have always been.
Following Julian, Maria Sueli from the IBM Development Lab will share with you how you can remove barriers that are holding your Db2 enterprise data captive in outdated methods and processes. She will demonstrate how Db2 for z/OS application developers can create, change and destroy a development/test sandbox using self-service facilities. She will also demonstrate how through exploitation of APIs; application developers can be empowered with self-service capabilities that adhere to and follow established business rules set by the Db2 Database Administrator.
Objective of Webcast
This is a great opportunity to learn how Db2 12 is evolving and responding to client's needs when it comes to changing data management requirements.
IT Decision Makers, DBA, App Dev, IT Architects, IT Engineers
Julian has over 30 years of Db2 for z/OS experience in application programming, database administration, technical architecture, performance tuning and systems programming. More recently, he has specialised in the implementation of DevOps practices within enterprise mainframe customers. He is an IBM Redbook author and regularly produces White Papers and other IBM publications covering new Db2 releases. In 1999 Julian was invited to join the IBM Gold Consultants program, used to recognise the contributions and influence of the world's 100 leading database consultants. In May 2008, Julian was recognised as one of IBM’s inaugural Data Champions – a program to recognise individuals for outstanding contributions to the data management community. He has been re-nominated each year since then.
M. Sueli Almeida is an IBM Certified Thought Leader and member of Db2 for z/OS development located at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose, California. She has extensive experience with DB2, including database administration and systems programming. She has worked on DB2 for z/OS advanced technology and solution integration, such as Java support, its integration with WebSphere product family. Currently working on Db2 for z/OS support for Cloud provisioning Database-as-a-Services for sysprogs, DBAs and application developers/architects.