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Meeting Information for February 2005

The next meeting of the LAADB2UG will be on Thursday, February 3, 2005. This is an all-day meeting with lunch provided by BMC.

Driving Directions: 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:    Craig S. Mullins is Director of Technology Planning for BMC Software.

Craig has more than two decades of experience in all facets of database systems development, including developing and teaching DB2 and SQL Server classes, systems analysis and design, database and system administration, and data analysis.  He has worked with DB2 for OS/390 since Version 1 and has experience working with Oracle, Sybase, Microsoft SQL Server and IMS. Craig has worked as a DBA, developer, instructor, and analyst in multiple industries including manufacturing, banking, commercial software development, education, research, utilities, and consulting.


This presentation offers advice, guidelines, and observations on DB2 performance, administration, and development. The information is presented in a humorous fashion in the format of a series of Top Ten lists kind of like if David Letterman were a DBA. This presentation was voted as one of the Top 10 presentations of IDUG in 2004.



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