Meeting Information for June
The next meeting of the LA Area DB2 User Group will be held on
June 5th, 2003 at the Sheraton Cerritos. The meeting will start at
8:30am with coffee and refreshments, followed by any special
announcements from IBM or LAADB2UG with the first presentation beginning
The Sheraton Cerritos is located at 12725 Center Court Drive, Cerritos
CA 90703. Telephone is (562) 809-1500. It is one block south of the 91
Freeway in the Cerritos Towne Center. Click
here for directions and a map.
PRESENTER #1: Liz Drolet of IBM
Liz Drolet is currently working at IBM
in the DB2 Data Management Software group. Liz has 20 years of Application
Development and DBA experience with DB2 and other database technologies.
In her current position, Liz assists customers in distributed DB2 database
technology in the areas of
configuration, performance tuning, replication, federation, and
connectivity. She is a DB2 Certified Advanced Technical Expert and has
spoken at various conferences such as IDUG and Regional User Groups. She
has been working with the Beta program for Information Integrator at a
number of customer locations.
DB2 Information Integrator
DB2 Information Integrator is a new
family of products, designed to address customer requirements for
integrating structured, semi-structured and unstructured information
effectively and efficiently. These products are based on the previously
disclosed Xperanto project. They provide the foundation for a strategic
information integration framework to help access, manipulate, and
integrate diverse, distributed and real-time data.
PRESENTER #2: John Lyle of IBM
John has worked at the Silicon Valley
Laboratory in the DB2 organization since 1985.
Joining DB2 development in 1995, he worked in the RDS area focusing mostly
DB2 system catalog, migration and fallback and the data definitional
language (DDL) areas.
He was the lead designer and implementer of the catalog changes for
Versions 5 thru 8,
the fallback coordinator for Versions 5 thru 7 and has worked on numerous
other line items
in these releases.
John is currently working on DB2's
index manager component.
DB2 Catalog Mysteries Unveiled
The purpose of this presentation is to
unveil some of the mysteries of the DB2 catalog and the migration process.
The presentation will cover some basic
catalog information before moving into the mysteries of a catalog
In addition to an introductory view of
the new Version 8 migration and conversion modes, John will also cover
migrations in a data sharing/non-data sharing environment, the migration
and conversion considerations involved, process enhancements and
John will conclude his presentation
with information about the future direction of the DB2 catalog migration
and conversion process.
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