Come join us at our next meeting on March 10, 2016 in Costa Mesa when our presentation topics will have 2 tracks

z/OS and LUW - Test Data Management - Concepts and Methods

presented by Kai Stroh, USB

LUW - DB2 BLU Acceleration Proof of Concept First Steps and Best Practices

presented by Burt Vialpondo, IBM

z/OS - Analyzing DB2 Application Performance

presented by Bob Anderson, CA

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The Los Angeles Area DB2 Users Group (LAADB2UG) is a user supported not-for-profit group which normally meets the first Thursday/Friday of the month on a quarterly basis. The LAADB2UG Steering Committee is dedicated to providing it's members with current technical information and support that will assist them in performing their jobs as Database Administrators. System and Application programmers and Data Management professionals. This is accomplished through a series of guest speakers, technical seminars, and a tools fair scheduled throughout the year. LAADB2UG retains the right to refuse admission to anyone.

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  Industry News, DB2 Updates and Special Links ...

03.14.2005: A new real time bulletin board has been added. Post your gripes, thoughts, hints and tips online.

09.09.2004 -  IBM Pushes Out New Stinger Database - IBM next week will ship the latest version of its DB2 Universal Database, which offers new self-tuning capabilities designed to reduce management overhead even as databases grow bigger and harder to maintain.

05.07.2002 -  Gartner: IBM steals database crown from Oracle

01.04.2002: LAADB2UG is now registered with Microsoft as a business oriented user group specializing in DB2. This means special benefits for LAADB2UG members.