The Whole Package Cache
By Fred Sobotka and Ian Bjorhovde
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Listen to DB2 experts Ian Bjorhovde and Fred Sobotka chat about what’s new in the world of IBM's DB2 database.
||CleanPkgCache #31: Found the Mic||Recorded December 23, 2018 • 29 minutes Fred and Ian catch up; discuss new features, changes and improvements to Db2; and IBM’s transparency around roadmaps and requests for enhancement. Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive an email when||12/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #30: SNMP Version Numbering||Recorded April 7, 2017 • 48 minutes Fred and Ian talk about the first Fixpack / Modpack for DB2 11.1; New functions and improvements available in DB2 11.1; and look forward to the IDUG North American Conference coming up in Anaheim in May.||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #29: Pokémons and Fruit Ninjas||Recorded December 7, 2016 • 33 minutes Fred and Ian talk about their experiences at IBM’s World of Watson and the IDUG European conference that took place in Brussels. Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive an email when new episodes are rele||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #28: Easier to Use when Drunk||Recorded July 24, 2016 • 44 minutes Fred and Ian try to make sense of the different options for running DB2 in the Cloud and why DBAs may or may not be supporting this. They also discuss Docker, World of Watson and developments in the DB2 RFE Communit||7/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #27: #userBrexit||Recorded June 23, 2016 • 44 minutes Fred and Ian talk about about the recently-released DB2 11.1 for Linux, UNIX and Windows, the updated DB2 Knowledge Center, and the IDUG conference that took place in Austin, TX from May 23-26.||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #26: The Soft Blitz||Recorded May 18, 2016 • 37 minutes Fred and Ian talk about the recent DB2 11.1 for Linux, UNIX and Windows announcement and look forward to the IDUG North American conference taking place in Austin, TX from May 23-26.||5/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #25: The Hanukkah Hack||Recorded December 8, 2015 • 57 minutes Fred and Ian review IBM Insight in Las Vegas and IDUG EMEA in Dublin then Fred shares a clever use for ISO8859-8. Make sure you check our newsletter if you’d like to receive an email when new episodes are relea||12/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #24: The Cache Awakens||Recorded October 22, 2015 • 47 minutes Fred and Ian review IDUG North America, discuss plans for IBM Insight and IDUG EMEA and then discuss Fixpacks, BLU MPP and come down with a mild case of zEnvy™. Make sure you check our newsletter if you’d lik||10/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #23: Internet of Swamp Things||Recorded April 3, 2015 • 53 minutes Fred and Ian discuss April Fools’ pranks, the general availability of the SQL Database premium plan on Bluemix, follow up on the discussion about Data Server Manager, the upcoming IDUG North American conference in||4/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #22: The Woman with the Rose Tattoo||Recorded March 12, 2015 • 38 minutes Fred and Ian discuss the latest DB2 news, IBM allowing ads in Redbooks, the just-announced Data Server Manager product and some quirks about the MON_GET functions and lock monitoring.||3/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #21: Left Outer Shark||Recorded February 6, 2015 • 48 minutes Fred and Ian discuss the lack of DB2 ads in Superbowl XLIX, the new features in DB2 10.5 Fixpack 5 and the latest DB2 News. Make sure you check our newsletter if you’d like to receive an email when new episodes||2/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #20: The BuzzFeed Strategy Doesn’t Always Work||Recorded January 4, 2015 • 47 minutes Fred and Ian ring in the new year, review the fall conference season and discuss the latest DB2 News. Make sure you check our newsletter if you’d like to receive an email when new episodes are released.||1/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #19: Databases Gone Wild, Cancun Edition||Recorded October 1, 2014 • 46 minutes Fred and Ian talk about what’s new in the DB2 “Cancun” release (10.5 Fixpack 4) and the latest DB2 News. Make sure you check our newsletter if you’d like to receive an email when new episodes are released.||10/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #18: Dragging Hexagons to Achieve Nirvana||Recorded July 17, 2014 • 48 minutes Fred and Ian talk about the latest DB2 News; Bluemix becoming Generally Available; Apple and IBM pairing up, and the fall conference season. Make sure you check our newsletter if you’d like to receive an email whe||8/14/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #17: Making Guacamole with a Wood Chipper||Recorded June 25, 2014 • 47 minutes Fred and Ian talk about the latest DB2 News, summer experiments, Optimization Profiles, and some interesting hardware developments that could impact DB2 in the future. Make sure you check our newsletter if you’d l||6/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #16: The Dude Knows His Stuff||Recorded May 26, 2014 • 40 minutes Fred and Ian talk about the latest DB2 News; their impressions and take aways from IDUG’s conference in Phoenix; data encryption in BLU for Cloud; and they discuss how to handle database security patches that come||6/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #15: Fred & Ian on The DB2 Cocktail Hour #13||Recorded May 13, 2014 • 44 minutes Dan Luksetich (Supreme Leader of Beer, IDUG Content Committee chair and the “Podfather” of DB2 podcasts) invited Fred and Ian on to his podcast, The DB2 Cocktail Hour, to discuss Big Data and why both keynotes at||5/20/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #14: IDUG Desert Survival Guide||Recorded April 24, 2014 • 39 minutes Fred and Ian talk about the latest DB2 News and discuss all things IDUG in preparation for the North American DB2 Technical Conference coming up in Phoenix from May 12th – 16th, 2014.||4/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #13: You Can’t Go Wrong with Borat||Recorded March 23, 2014 • 36 minutes Fred and Ian talk about the latest DB2 News, measuring DBA effectiveness and how far the BLU for Cloud beta has come in just a few months. Make sure you check our new newsletter if you’d like to receive an email||3/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #12: DB2WTFP3||Recorded March 9, 2014 • 36 minutes Fred and Ian talk about the latest DB2 News, DB2 10.5 Fixpack 3, DB2’s Got Talent, and the announcements from IBM Pulse. Make sure you check our new newsletter if you’d like to receive an email when new episodes||3/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #11: Watch for Falling Coconuts||Recorded February 13, 2014 • 44 minutes Fred and Ian talk about the latest DB2 News, application-generated SQL, how they deal with DB2 fixpacks and more. Make sure you check our new newsletter if you’d like to receive an email when new episodes are||2/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #10: The Back Button Actually Works||Recorded January 23, 2014 • 34 minutes Fred and Ian talk about IBM selling its xSeries server line to Lenovo, the upcoming IDUG events in London and Phoenix, Transparent Archiving in DB2 11 for z/OS, and more.||1/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #9: The “S” is for Schadenfreude||Recorded January 3, 2014 • 31 minutes Fred and Ian have returned after a very busy December. They review the latest DB2 news, discuss some new offerings from IBM and look at their New Years DBA Resolutions.||1/8/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #8: Conference Season||November 13, 2013 • 40 minutes Fred and Ian are back after attending the IDUG European Conference in Barcelona and IBM Information on Demand in Las Vegas. They discuss what was fun, what they learned, the differences between the conferences,||11/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #7: IOD Hacks||October 4, 2013 • 37 minutes Fred, Ian and special guest Crysta Anderson from IBM discuss what’s coming in the Information on Demand conference and provide tips and tricks for how to get the most out of the conference.||10/7/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #6: The Museum of Ham||September 21, 2013 • 28 minutes Fred and Ian review the latest DB2 news, discuss whether attending live webinars is worthwhile and talk about buying performance versus developing it. Show Notes & Links BLU Early Experiences DB2Night Show episode with||9/23/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #5: Vinyl Hoarding Mole Men||September 4, 2013 • 31 minutes Fred and Ian review the latest DB2 News, including the release of DB2 10.5 Fixpack 1, Serge Rielau’s return to DB2 blogging, the lack of criticism in non-IBM blogs covering DB2 BLU,||9/9/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #4: The Whole Package Cacheopoulos||August 16, 2013 • 29 minutes We interview Paul Zikopoulos, IBM’s newly-promoted Vice President of Technical Sales and Sales Enablement. We discuss Paul’s job, traveling, writing books, and Paul offers insights into IBM’s position towards leading||8/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #3: Breaking BLU||August 3, 2013 • 33 minutes Fred and Ian discuss asking questions in public forums, the DB2 blogging community, IBM’s new certification member site, BLU, and version control for databases. Show Notes & Links IBM Certification Members’ Site IBM Cer||8/6/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPkgCache #2: The Ultimate Argument Resolver||July 24, 2013 • 35 minutes Fred and Ian discuss IBM’s DB2 BLU Marketing, Slideshare and some hints for finding DB2 performance issues. Show Notes & Links SAP HANA Still Bagging on DB2 BLU Chris Eaton’s comment in response DB2 10.||7/29/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
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Another great podcast from Ian and Fred. Fun, laid back and informative. I am very excited about the new features in DB2 11, especially regular expressions, which I have using in Perl for years. Take a listen, learn and subscribe!
Must listen for any DB2 DBA
Ian & Fred, Thanks for doing this.
I have learnt something new in every single podcast, very informative!