Paul Fletcher

Speaker Details

Company: 
IBM
Country: 
United Kingdom
Bio

Paul Fletcher has worked in IT for 35 years, firstly as a COBOL Programmer writing applications that accessed and updated IMS databases. In 1985 Paul worked for a large Bank in the UK as an IMS DBA and when they installed DB2 in 1988 he also became a DB2 DBA. Paul now works for IBM as the European Co-ordinitor for the IMS Quality Partnership Program as well as helping run the worldwide DB2 for z/OS Early Support Program. Over the years Paul has produced many Rexxs and COBOL programs which show off the new features in IMS and DB2 and has supplied these to many customers and has presented at many IMS and DB2 conferences.

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 2018

Ljubljana - 9th & 10th April 2018
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Zagreb - 18th September 2018
Opatija - 29th & 30th November 2018