Replay – The DataView Show #8: "Theory to Practice: Db2 HADR in the Real World" with guest Ember Crooks

Famous blogger, IBM Champion, and IBM Gold Consultant Ember Crooks presents her real world experiences and best practices for using Db2 HADR. She describes her presentation as follows:

Have you ever seen the “poison pill” message in your Db2 diagnostic log just before Db2 crashes to prevent split brain? Have you ever needed to know before implementing HADR or changing the SYNCMODE what the performance impact might be on your primary database? Join Ember to learn the planning and decisions behind an HADR implementation and the tools to make your work with HADR successful. Hear stories from HADR challenges and problems in the real world.

If somehow you aren’t friends with Ember yet, here is her short BIO:

Ember has 18+ years of experience with Db2 on Linux, Unix, and Windows platforms. She is the founder and principal author of the popular www.datageek.blog technical blog where she educates herself and others through example and case study. Ember is an IBM Gold Consultant and IBM Champion in Information Management, and she is a very popular top speaker at IDUG conferences worldwide. You can follow Ember on Twitter at @ember_crooks.

Ember Crooks, IBM Champion and Gold Consultant
Ember Crooks, IBM Champion and Gold Consultant

98% of our HUGE studio audience learned something from Ember! The recording is 1 hour 12 minutes long and you won’t want to miss a single minute of it. Ember has kindly agreed to make her slides available, but you need to hear her explanations, see the screen animations, and experience the many great questions from our audience!

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More Helpful Links

Visit www.IDUG.org for Db2 articles, blogs, and conference information. Register for IDUG Dallas June 7-11, 2020, and take advantage of Early Bird registration savings!

The DataView Show is sponsored by The IBM Community. If you haven’t joined yet, you’re missing out!

Check out the new FREE IBM Db2 Augmented Data Explorer Tool. It’s a cool GUI with AI built-in that will help you mine knowledge from your data!

Have you tried the new IBM Data Management Console yet? DMC is the successor product to IBM DSM.

Get your feet wet and your mind invigorated with Artificial Intelligence by checking out Watson Auto-AI.

Replay – The DataView Show #7: "Db2, The AI Database, and managing data efficiently in a hybrid cloud world"

For episode #7, IBM Executives Matthias Funke and Thomas Chu were our special guests. They offered this description for their presentation: “Learn how to modernize data architectures, avoid lock-in and drive economic value across a hybrid cloud data architecture with the AI database that both leverages and supports AI.”

Matthias Funke, Thomas Chu, IBM Db2
Matthias Funke, Thomas Chu, IBM Db2

97% of our huge studio audience learned something! This session was quite interactive with many questions from our audience. You will learn about future directions, IBM strategies, Netezza futures, Informix futures, AI, The Db2 Augmented Data Explorer, pureScale, Db2 on z/Linux, Cloud, Cloud Paks, and more.

And have you ever heard IBM executives sing before? Don’t miss it! Today was Stuart Litel’s 21st birthday and we celebrated his efforts to make The DataView Show possible!

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This show is 1 hour 8 minutes long and we hope you enjoy every minute of it!

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Our guests graciously offered to provide a PDF of their slides. However, don’t just grab the PDF and read it – you’ll want to watch the replay too because there were many excellent questions from our audience and our guests covered many topics not included on the slides! GET THE PDF HERE.

Links you may like

Visit www.IDUG.org for Db2 articles, blogs, and conference information. Register for IDUG Dallas June 7-11, 2020, and take advantage of Early Bird registration savings!

The DataView Show is sponsored by The IBM Community. If you haven’t joined yet, you’re missing out!

Check out the new FREE IBM Db2 Augmented Data Explorer Tool. It’s a cool GUI with AI built-in that will help you mine knowledge from your data!

Have you tried the new IBM Data Management Console yet? DMC is the successor product to IBM DSM.

Get your feet wet and your mind invigorated with Artificial Intelligence by checking out Watson Auto-AI.

The DataView Show #6: The New IBM Data Management Console with guest Peter Kohlmann, IBM

Peter Kohlmann, IBM
Peter Kohlmann, IBM

The new Data Management Console for IBM Db2 is the successor product to IBM DSM. During this show, Peter Kohlmann shared a great deal of information about the DMC, its features and capabilities, design considerations, APIs, interfaces, and more. Most of the show includes live demonstrations of DMC, and Peter skillfully fielded several great questions from our live audience (a benefit of attending the live webinars!).

If you haven’t joined the IBM Community yet, you should. It is segmented into focused groups or areas where you can explore and discuss various IBM technologies. The Data Management Console has a group within the IBM community and there are several interesting conversations taking place between early users and IBM product developers and managers. You can get the DMC free and get involved by simply visiting www.ibm.biz/Db2Console.

A common question amongst viewers was “Is there support for IBM Db2 for z/OS?” and Peter’s answer was that support is coming 1H 2020. Also, there’ll be a new code drop/release of DMC coming in January 2020 that will add more features and capabilities. We’ll bring Peter back for DMC updates next May or June 2020.

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Enjoy the holidays!

The DataView Show #5: The SPEEDup of Everything!

We are sorry. A replay of this show cannot be made available. Our guest, Paul Zikopoulos, IBM VP, had content in his presentation with copyright and other licensed use restrictions. Sometime in the near future, we hope to make an MP3 audio recording of Paul’s topic available. Stay tuned.

Enjoy the holiday season.

The DataView Show #4: Db2 LUW Performance Tips and Tricks by “Raghu on Tech”

Top blogger Raghu Cherukuru, aka “Raghu on Tech”, shares his best tips and tricks for analyzing and improving Db2 LUW database performance. His super helpful and very interesting blog posts can be found at www.raghu-on-tech.com – check it out!

During this show Raghu covered Db2 monitoring and tools (the free or built-in kind), monitoring with WLM, Db2 pureScale tips, Db2 DPF advice, Db2 sorting, index design, SQL tuning, and Explain plans.

Raghu Cherukuru, Sr. DBA

100% of our large studio audience learned something! What will you learn?

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The show is 1 hour and 5 minutes long – we hope you enjoy every minute of it!

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We can’t always do this, but Raghu was gracious enough to allow us to make a PDF of his presentation available: CLICK HERE for PDF

Experimental – MP4 Video

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The DataView Show #3: Al Martin, IBM VP, presents “The Ladder to AI”

Watch Al Martin, Data and AI Man Extraordinaire, as he discusses how profoundly Information Architecture provides the foundation to climb the ladder to AI, and what steps are available at every stage of your company’s AI journey. Are you thinking about Hybrid-Multi-Cloud, bringing Analytics to the Data, and how to keep it all Secure? These should be key tenants of your architecture to infuse AI into your enterprise (that’s Augmented Intelligence, not necessarily “Al” Martin Intelligence!). Finally, Al will discuss how AI is not magic, but is indeed a series of concrete steps to help your citizen data scientists make better decisions.

One of the coolest things Al talked about was IBM Watson “AutoAI”. The demonstration video was awesome (see replay below).

100% of our studio audience learned something! What will you learn?

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We edited the video to properly include Al’s videos in the recording. And we took out some rubbish too. You’re welcome!

The show is 1 hour and 5 minutes long. Hope you enjoy every second of it!

Don’t forget to check the show schedule at www.DataViewShow.com to see upcoming shows!

CLICK HERE to get a PDF of Al Martin’s presentation. For many of the slides, you really need to hear what Al has to say, so watch the YouTube replay if you can! Also, the video demonstrations are obviously not included in the PDF.

Replay The DataView Show #2: Steve Astorino, IBM VP, presents “INFUSE Your Apps with AI”

During this show, learn how IBM leverages the power of AI to enhance the capabilities of their solutions and provide better value through digitally transformed products in the Data and AI portfolios. Learn how Db2 leverages AI to provide better performance, more optimized SQL and access plans, Natural Language Query, anomaly detections, smart monitoring and enhanced alerting. Further, learn how IBM Business Analytics (BA) offerings leverage AI for SMART dashboarding and planning. Envision simply loading a data set and our BA tool providing a pre-built, intelligent dashboard automatically through AI algorithms.

Guests include Steve Astorino, IBM VP Db2 and Analytics, plus associates Shaikh Quader, Lead AI Architect for Db2, and Jason Tavoularis, IBM Product Offering Manager. Demonstration videos were included during the show and you can see them in our replay as well.

In addition, Libby Ingrassia, IBM Champion “Mom”, provided terrific information about the IBM Champion program. Nominate yourself or someone worthy before 5 November 2019 at www.ibm.biz/champrenew

100% of our studio audience learned something! What will you learn?

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The replay video has been edited and corrected to properly include the demo videos that IBM provided! YAY!

The show is 1 hour 15 minutes long. Apologies for the first minute – had some technical challenges today. Please watch as much as you can handle, and please subscribe to The DataView Show channel on YouTube. YouTube permits us to do great things once we reach enough subscribers and viewing time. Comments are welcomed. Be nice. Thank you for watching!

IBM Champion Update

If you are interested solely in Libby Ingrassia’s IBM Champion Program update, then you can enjoy her 10 minute presentation below!

New shows Scheduled!

The DataView Show is super excited to present Raghu Cherukuru, aka “Raghu on Tech” on 21 November 2019, 11am Central. Raghu will teach his best Db2 LUW Performance Tips and Tricks! CLICK TO REGISTER!

On 5 December 2019, The DataView Show will host the FAMOUS Paul Zikopolous, VP of Big Data Cognitive Systems, IBM. Paul has been on TV shows, written 19 books, and appeared on many top lists of “who’s who” in Big Data. “The SPEEDup of Everything will talk about some AI uses cases, the problem with data, how AI is going to help us … and how you get your AI going faster.” CLICK TO REGISTER!

Replay The DataView Show #1: Db2 HDM News and Db2 Hack-A-Thon

The DataView Show kicked off with three IBM guest presenters. You will learn about the upcoming Db2 Hack-A-Thon from Aylee Nielsen and Vin Agrawal. After their brief presentation, Les King shares with our audience a terrific presentation that covers the latest IBM Db2 Hybrid Data Management News, plus Les explains how to get started on your journey towards AI.

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Helpful URLs

Have you joined the IBM Community yet? You should. 42% of our audience were already members. Find out what you are missing by visiting www.ibm.com/community.

There is a new beta available for the Db2 Augmented Data Explorer. It’s free. It’s cool. Check it out.

Do you like free code samples to bootstrap your Db2 efforts? IBM has now made Db2 Samples available on GitHub.

Farewell IBM DSM. There’s new Db2 tooling coming from IBM. Check out the new Db2 Console. Peter Kohlmann, IBM, will present on the new Db2 Console on 19 December 2019 during Episode #6 of The DataView Show. Save the date!

There’s a new free e-book on using JSON with Db2.

Lastly, if you are an IBM Champion, or if you know someone who should be an IBM Champion, then make sure you complete The IBM Champion nomination form by 1 November 2019. As a Lifetime IBM Champion, I can attest that the benefits of this recognition are terrific!

Watch the Replay!

The show is 1 hour 7 minutes long. Please watch as much as you can handle, and please subscribe to The DataView Show channel on YouTube. YouTube permits us to do great things once we reach enough subscribers and viewing time. Comments are welcomed. Be nice. Thank you for watching!

A New Webinar Series for IT Professionals

The DataView Show is a new webinar series curated by Scott Hayes, LIFETIME IBM Champion and IBM Gold Consultant, created in cooperation with IBM. The webinars, aka “Shows”, will be focused on AI and related IBM Data Technologies. Guests will include IBM Executives and top industry experts.

Previously Scott Hayes managed The Db2Night Show for ten years and it became incredibly popular with Db2 professionals around the globe. The DataView Show will build on this success while expanding content to various IBM technologies including AI, Watson, Cloud, Cognos, Informix, Db2 z/OS, Db2 LUW, and more.

Watch this space for replay information and show news.