Ian Cook

Speaker Details

Company: 
IBM
Country: 
United Kingdom
Bio

Ian Cook has 37 years I.T. experience of working with large systems, predominantly as a Systems Technical Specialist in MVS (since 1984), and DB2 (since 1987) technologies. Joining IBM in 1996, Ian worked in a Consultancy and Technical Leadership role, delivering Parallel Sysplex, DB2 Data Sharing, GDPS and general MVS services, to a host of UK clients, including many from the banking, insurance and retail sectors. In 2001 Ian joined the IBM Product Introduction Center as DB2 for z/OS Early Support Program Manager, and in 2008 he became a member of the IBM zChampion team, and supports the continued evolution of the platform, by assisting colleagues and clients with project engagements, and presenting education sessions.

Past presentation
09 April 2015
14:30 - 16:30
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2015 Planning and Executing a DB2 11 for z/OS Migration & Extending the Log RBA / LRSN
This session will take the additional 2 hours in total as it covers the complete Migration process, plus the extension of the Log RBA / LRSN. The session objectives are to provide planning information, outline the migration process, share some lessons learned, hints, tips and best practices to help customers plan for, and  execute DB2 11 for z/OS migrations as fast as possible, but safely. The main topics covered are:   
  • Planning, Education and General Preparation 
  • Prerequisite Summary
  • Pre migration planning
  • Incompatibilities, removed & deprecated items
  • Test configurations
  • Regression testing
  • Migration Process Details
  • Migration to Conversion Mode (Running DSNTIJTC)
  • Enable New-Function-Mode (Running DSNTIJEN)
  • Catalog Evolution / Restructure
  • Extending the Log RBA / LRSN

09 April 2015
12:00 - 13:30
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2015 A Technical Overview of the New Features and Functionality of DB2 11 - Part II
This session will take around 3 hours in total as it covers a number of topics for Systems Administrators, DBA's and Application Developers. We will also include early customer experiences and best practices for these topics. The topics will include: 
  • Connectivity Enhancements 
  • Data Sharing 
  • Storage Enhancements 
  • Serviceability 
  • SQL Enhancements 
  • Optimization Evolution 
  • Temporal Update and Archive Transparency 
  • Index Enhancements 
  • Security 
  • Advanced Design Options 
  • Utilities

09 April 2015
10:15 - 11:45
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2015 A Technical Overview of the New Features and Functionality of DB2 11 - Part I
This session will take around 3 hours in total as it covers a number of topics for Systems Administrators, DBA's and Application Developers. We will also include early customer experiences and best practices for these topics. The topics will include: 
  • Connectivity Enhancements 
  • Data Sharing 
  • Storage Enhancements 
  • Serviceability 
  • SQL Enhancements 
  • Optimization Evolution 
  • Temporal Update and Archive Transparency 
  • Index Enhancements 
  • Security 
  • Advanced Design Options 
  • Utilities

 

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Events in 2019

Ljubljana - 9th & 10th April 2019
Belgrade - 12th April 2019
Šibenik - 26th - 30th May 2019
Zagreb - 26th September 2019
Opatija - 28th & 29th November 2019