DB2 Connect Virtual Users Group – Melanie Stopfer

Posted by Frank Fillmore on March 18, 2011 under DB2 Connect, DB2 Education, International DB2 Users Group (IDUG), Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , , .

IBM’s Melanie Stopfer has volunteered to present at the next DB2 Connect VUG session.  Melanie’s presentation is titled, “Help Me, Help You, Remote DRDA Connections to DB2 z/OS“.    The session abstract and objectives are below, along with Melanie’s bio.  I hope you will join us!

Do you want to better understand and tune your remote DRDA connections to DB2 z/OS? Are you looking for tips to make your life easier?  Melanie will present analogies and insider advice to help improve performance, availability, reliability, and usability. The goal is to provide you with an arsenal of tips you can use in various remote DRDA distributed to DB2 z/OS situations.  Come learn new DB2 Connect and JDBC Universal Driver tips and tricks that you need to know.

• Conquering JDBC Universal Drivers
• Monitoring remote DRDA to DB2 z/OS connections
• Performance Considerations
• Connection Concentrator vs. Connection Pooling
• Tuning Considerations
Melanie Stopfer is a Consulting Learning Specialist and Developer for IBM Software Group. As a DB2 9.7 Certified Advanced Technical Expert and IBM Certified Profession, she has provided hands-on in-depth technical support to customers specializing in both data warehouse and transaction systems. She has worked with development labs and worldwide customers to provide DB2 solutions since 1988. In 2009, Melanie was the first DB2 LUW speaker to be inducted into the IDUG Speaker Hall of Fame and was also selected as Best Overall Speaker at IDUG NA in 2009 and 2008, Top Ten Speaker at IDUG NA 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, and IDUG Europe 2009, 2008 and 2007. She has received numerous awards for development and implementation of DB2 recovery, administration, performance, and database upgrade and migration best practice solutions.

3 Comments so far

  1. Esmaiel Nokhodian March 18, 2011 9:02 am


  2. Dan Tuck March 18, 2011 5:02 pm

    How to register? When is presentation?

  3. Kim May March 18, 2011 6:29 pm

    Please email Blaire Crowley at blaire.crowley@thefillmoregroup.com and ask her to add you to the DB2 Connect Virtual Users Group mailing list. We don’t have a date confirmed yet; as soon as the date is confirmed we will email you. Thanks!

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