"Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me 8 Years
A one-day seminar for
DB2 Application Developers and DBAs
Bonnie K. Baker
Programming techniques do make a difference.This seminar explains why
Application Developers and DatabaseAdministrators need real-world tips and
techniques to make lifewith DB2 easier. This seminar includes application tuning
techniques, SQL tips, slick ways of deciphering EXPLAIN output,and many other
gems gathered from many years of designing,developing, and tuning DB2 systems.
Also included in this one-day seminar is a clear discussion of the DB2 "BLACK
BOX"and an explanation of how a program gets data from DB2 -information critical
to understanding the impact of various coding techniques on both online response
time and batch runtimes.
• Learn how DB2 thinks and how to make it think less
• Learn how programming techniques can make a
• Find out why some applications CRAWL and others FLY
• Discover why Stage 2 Predicates are BAD
• Take home tips that you can use immediately
• Ask questions - time will be allotted for
Bonnie Baker speaks from many years of experience designing, developing and
tuning DB2 systems. She gives real-life answers to real-life problems with DB2.
Students leave "empowered" to make a difference immediately.This seminar has
been enthusiastically received throughout the world.
Over 2000 DB2 customers attended a shorter version of this seminar at the DB2
Technical Conference, IDUG,and SHARE and gave it great reviews.