DB2 V9 for Multiplatforms: Technology Overview.

DB2 9 marks the culmination of a five-year IBM development project that transformed traditional, static database technology into an interactive,

vibrant data server that merges the high performance and ease of use of DB2 with the flexible, self-describing benefits that XML offers.

This presentation will cover the new technologies in provided in the V9 Release of DB2:

·        XML Support

·        Autonomic Enhancements and Administration Improvements

·        Table Partitioning

·        Larger Table spaces

·        Label-based Access Control

·        Row Compression

·        SQL Enhancements



Stephen Priestley is a Senior IT Specialist from the Information Management Brand of IBM Software. He can draw from his many engagements in Business

Intelligence and Data Management projects across many of the largest organisations in Australia.  Stephen has extensive experience in Front End BI Tools, On-line Analytical Processing, Extraction Transform Cleans and Load tools, Information Integration, Master Data Management.

Stephen's work with IBM makes him a regular presenter at IBM Conferences and Usergroups.

Prior to working at IBM Stephen was employed at Dun and Bradstreet as a Data Specialist responsible for creating and managing the flow of data between system and the integration of data coming from outside sources.

Location and Time

The 13th September 2006 in the Boardroom at the Langham Hotel at 1 Southgate Av. Southbank.  Registration is at 4:15 pm and the presentation starts at 4:30 pm.  Please RSVP to Ric Techow at rtechow1@dodo.com.au.