Chris Crone

Speaker Details

Company: 
IBM
Bio

Chris Crone is a Distinguished Engineer with the DB2 for z/OS Development team where he has worked for 28 years. Chris is the team lead for the RDS Execution Engine team and has contributed to many SQL related items. More recently, Chris has been working on improving the performance, scalability, simplicity, and consumability of Db2 for z/OS

Past presentation
12 June 2018
09:00 - 10:00
European SQLAdria Seminar – Šibenik 2018 Db2 and IBM z Systems Synergy

A focus on z13/z14, New I/O, new z/OS releases, and Db2 12 exploitation of those capabilities. 


11 June 2018
10:30 - 11:30
European SQLAdria Seminar – Šibenik 2018 Db2 11 and 12 SQL - new SQL enhancements

IBM DB2 11 has been in the market for 3.5 years. Many customers have migrated to DB2 11, but have not yet taken advantage of the DB2 11 SQL enhancements. DB2 12 is the new kid on the block, and while many customers are thinking about their migration plans, they have not yet investigated the DB2 12 SQL functional enhancements. This session will provide information on the SQL enhancements contained in these two DB2 releases and how to take advantage of these enhancements. 


11 June 2018
09:30 - 10:30
European SQLAdria Seminar – Šibenik 2018 IBM Database Management Systems: Trends and Directions

Db2 12 for z/OS is the most recent release of IBM's flagship relational DBMS product for the mainframe. It includes many innovations that improve application performance and lower costs, without application changes. It also includes ease of use and simplification improvements that reduce management costs and improve availability. New application and security features are also included. Along with cloud, DevOps, Db2aaS, and hybrid analytics, Db2 12 provides the basis for continuous delivery whereby new features can be delivered more quickly, in a more controlled way for customers. This presentation gives a technical overview of Db2 12, and offers an update on customer experiences, recent CD deliveries, and the technical strategy roadmap. A focus will be on how Db2 capabilities can be used to help enterprises meet the expectations, and demands of their internal and external customers. 


15 June 2016
10:00 - 11:00
European SQLAdria Seminar – Šibenik 2016 Getting to know SQLPL

DB2 9 introduced native SQL Procedures. DB2 10 enhanced performance and added SQL PL User Defined Functions. DB2 11 Introduces Autonomous SQL PL Procedures. Come learn more about SQL PL routines, how they work and how they compare with external routines coded in host languages such as COBOL, PL/I, Java, or C/C++. 


14 June 2016
11:45 - 13:00
European SQLAdria Seminar – Šibenik 2016 DB2 11 - APPLCOMPAT, what you need to know

DB2 11 for z/OS introduces the concept of Application Compatibility to simplify migration. This session will introduce the concept and provide the information you need to know to exploit this new capability to simply your migration from DB2 10 to DB2 11. We will also cover how to exploit this new capability to identify changes you need to make to applications that may be affected by incompatible changes in DB2 11.


13 June 2016
11:45 - 13:00
European SQLAdria Seminar – Šibenik 2016 DB2 and IBM z Systems - Infrastructure Matters!
DB2 for z/OS has a long history of exploiting z/OS and System z enhancements. Examples of these include Parallel Sysplex (DB2 Datasharing), and more recent enhancements like 64 Bit CSA (HCSA). 
This session will on the present and the future. In this session, we will discuss how DB2 is taking advantage of the latest changes in IBM z Systems HW and SW to bring you a more robust, scalable, and affordable computing platform today, and in the future. 

13 June 2016
10:30 - 11:30
European SQLAdria Seminar – Šibenik 2016 Overview of DB2 11 SQL Enhancements

IBM DB2 10 has been in the market for 5 years. Many customers have migrated to DB2 10, but have not yet taken advantage of the DB2 10 SQL enhancements. DB2 11 is the new kid on the block, and while many customers are thinking about their migration plans, they have not investigated the DB2 11 SQL functional enhancements. This session will provide information on the SQL enhancements contained in these two DB2 releases and how to take advantage of these enhancements.


15 April 2016
14:30 - 15:30
SQLAdria Seminar – Belgrade 2016 DB2 10 and 11 SQL

IBM DB2 10 has been in the market for awhile. Many customers have migrated to DB2 10, but have not yet taken advantage of the DB2 10 SQL enhancements. DB2 11 is the new kid on the block, and while many customers have migrated, they have not investigated the DB2 11 SQL functional enhancements. This session will provide information on the SQL enhancements contained in these two DB2 releases and how to take advantage of these enhancements. 


15 April 2016
12:00 - 13:30
SQLAdria Seminar – Belgrade 2016 DB2 11 Performance topics

In a fast-moving business environment, leaders are successfully leveraging technology advancements to transform their organizations and generate value for the business, "Enterprise" Performance is even more critical in the new world of CAMS. DB2 for z/OS and System z has been considered the "Gold Standard" for "Enterprise" Performance and 85% of all business transactions are processed on the mainframe.  We understand the changing needs and wants of our clients and DB2 for z/OS. Our system z synergy continues to provide innovate ways to improve performance and scalability. This session is where you find -  Latest news from DB2  and system z performance,   Key performance features in DB2 11,  Set the right expectation for your workloads.  


15 April 2016
10:15 - 11:45
SQLAdria Seminar – Belgrade 2016 DB2 11 and Industry Trends

The times they are A-changing - That was true when Bob Dylan wrote the song in 1964, and it's truer than ever now.  DB2 has been successful because it has continued to evolve as customers requirements and needs have changed.  This session will cover the latest industry trends, and how DB2 is addressing the challenges that customers are facing in these times of dramatic change.


13 April 2016
14:30 - 15:30
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2016 DB2 10 and 11 SQL

IBM DB2 10 has been in the market for awhile. Many customers have migrated to DB2 10, but have not yet taken advantage of the DB2 10 SQL enhancements. DB2 11 is the new kid on the block, and while many customers have migrated, they have not investigated the DB2 11 SQL functional enhancements. This session will provide information on the SQL enhancements contained in these two DB2 releases and how to take advantage of these enhancements. 


13 April 2016
12:00 - 13:30
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2016 DB2 11 Performance topics

In a fast-moving business environment, leaders are successfully leveraging technology advancements to transform their organizations and generate value for the business, "Enterprise" Performance is even more critical in the new world of CAMS. DB2 for z/OS and System z has been considered the "Gold Standard" for "Enterprise" Performance and 85% of all business transactions are processed on the mainframe.  We understand the changing needs and wants of our clients and DB2 for z/OS. Our system z synergy continues to provide innovate ways to improve performance and scalability. This session is where you find -  Latest news from DB2  and system z performance,   Key performance features in DB2 11,  Set the right expectation for your workloads.     


13 April 2016
10:15 - 11:45
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2016 DB2 11 and Industry Trends

The times they are A-changing - That was true when Bob Dylan wrote the song in 1964, and it's truer than ever now.  DB2 has been successful because it has continued to evolve as customers requirements and needs have changed.  This session will cover the latest industry trends, and how DB2 is addressing the challenges that customers are facing in these times of dramatic change.


 

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Events in 2018

Ljubljana - 9th & 10th April 2018
Belgrade - 12th April 2018
Šibenik - 10th - 14th June 2018
Zagreb - 18th September 2018
Opatija - 29th & 30th November 2018