To: Los Angeles Area DB2
Users Group Members
|The next meeting of the Los Angeles Area DB2
User Group will be on Thursday, September 2, at the Sequoia Conference Center in Buena
Directions: The Sequoia Conference Center is located at 7530
Orangethorpe Avenue, Buena Park, CA. Telephone is (714) 670-9252. It is one block north of
the 91 Freeway at the Beach Boulevard exit (same exit as for Knotts Berry Farm). Click here for
specific driving directions from your location.
Coffee will be served at 8:30 am; the presentations will begin at 9:00
a.m. and end at about 12:00.
New with DB2 V6
|Once again, IBM provides a wide range of new
features in the newest release of DB2 of OS/390. This presentation provides an overview of
all of the new features in DB2 V6 like Large Objects, triggers, enhanced utility
processing, data sharing improvements and many more new functions. This presentation
provides practical information on how these new features can be implemented and exploited.
|DB2 Disaster Recovery Scenarios
|Businesses need to be prepared in case of a
disaster. This presentation covers technical and non-technical issues that businesses
should consider. Expectations need to be set with everyone involved to make sure it is
understood what could happen if a disaster occurred. Understanding the issues will provide
valuable information to properly prepare a disaster recovery plan. Although DB2 technical
issues will be reviewed, business issues are key to proper planning and will also be
|Randy Ebersole has been working in Information
Technology since 1984. His experiences in the DB2 area began in 1986 and have been
extensive. Randy has been in involved in the design of more than 100 DB2 applications to
support a wide range of businesses. Supporting large production environments has provided
Randy many opportunities to deal with DB2 performance and recovery issues. As a DB2
Technical Specialist with Computer Associates, Randy has gained an additional wealth of
knowledge working with more than 1000 DB2 sites worldwide. Randy has spoken at many DB2
seminars and DB2 conferences around the world over the past 10 years.