Data Management

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Innovative Online Communications and Training Strategies

    Join Adobe to learn how Columbia-St. Mary's medical centers in Milwaukee leveraged web conferencing to improve patient care, connect with doctors, patients and families globally and support the learning needs of 5,000 employees in four hospitals and 28 clinics in Southeastern Wisconsin.

    Provided By Adobe Systems

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Solutions to the Top Ten Challenges of Blended Learning

    Watch as leading industry experts discuss real-world e-learning issues, strategies, and best practices. Understand what the future holds and learn how to improve your development practices and training content to meet those challenges.

    Provided By Adobe Systems

  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    The Next Generation of eLearning Delivery

    Learn how the next generation of e-learning fits into today's high-impact learning environment designed to support strategic business plans.

    Provided By Adobe Systems

  • Webcasts // Aug 2010

    Why Backout and Recover DB2, IMS, and VSAM Jobs When You Can Restart Them?

    When a batch application fails, one has only a few options: back out the changes and rerun the job from the beginning, or recover the database and rerun the job from the beginning. But what if one could insert application checkpoints - without changing application code - and restart the...

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Fast Path Availability Is Priority #1, See How BMC Raises the Bar!

    BMC has always invented new and innovative ways to manage IMS Fast Path technology. In 2010, the presenters have again added new innovation to allow DEDB restructure during online processing further addressing customer availability requirements for their Fast Path applications.

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    DB2 Statistics - BMC Style

    Webinar to go over how BMC helps users with DB2 Statistics from collecting to using them in day to day maintenance. Using BMC DASD Mgr and the BMC Database Performance Solution the presentation will show how these tools from BMC can report, alert, and provide performance to today's critical DB2...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Exploiting Indexes and Influencing DB2 on z/OS Usage

    For high performance DB2 applications, it is important not only to understand how DB2 is optimizing its access to the data but also how well the presenter is using indexes. Because the presenter spends a lot of time building and maintaining indexes, it is important to use them wisely. Filtering...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    How to Avoid Costly Outages When Applying Changes to Batch Jobs

    BMC Control-M/Forecast is a component of the BMC Control-M Workload Automation solution that models and simulates the flow of future batch processes, allowing in-depth analysis that enables one to manage changes that may affect batch business services. BMC Control-M/Forecast enables a person to explore the potential impact of IT changes...

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    BMC MainView for IP v3.1 - New Features and Function

    Extensive changes were introduced in February 2010 with the latest release of BMC MainView for IP. Come hear how these changes have greatly improved the navigation, usability and performance of BMC MainView for IP. This webinar will focus on the new menus, views, functions, data collection performance improvements, and migration...

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    The Path to Delivering Meaningful Business Results

    While many IT managers and executives worry about cost, understanding the real value of IT services as they support unique business models is important, yet often overlooked. In this Webinar, Dennis Drogseth, EMA Vice President, discusses how to determine where IT currently stands in relation to aligning with and satisfying...

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Skip IMS Image Copies and Look Like a Genius

    How brilliant would one look if they could save time and resources by automatically taking image copies of only the databases that have changed? How smart would one look if they could improve the protection, performance, and productivity of their backup and recovery processes for full-function databases, HALDBs, and DEDBs?...

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Advanced SQL Performance Management

    BMC SQL Performance for DB2 helps one tune SQL across the application lifecycle, lowering CPU cost, improving service levels, and helping one do more with less. This session will explore new functionality in BMC SQL Performance for DB2, including the Performance Management Database (PMDB), a repository for DB2 performance metrics....

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    BMC MainView for DB2 - Version 9.2 "Refresher" Course

    With the release of BMC Mainview for DB2 v9.2 in November 2008, many improvements were introduced, including: thread accounting history retrieval, conversion of FullScreen functions to Window views, hybrid views and more. Since then, several SPEs have also been released to further improve the usability and functionality of MainView for...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    HALDB Best Practices

    The attendees of this webcast will learn about IMS High Availability Large DataBases (HALDBs) in this informative webcast. The presenter interviewed several users and compiled a comprehensive set of best practices for moving to and maintaining HALDBs.

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Quit Spending Your Weekends Reorganizing IMS Databases

    BMC MAXM Database Advisor for IMS proactively notifies when a database is reaching user-defined thresholds. It shows which databases need to be reorganized and which ones don't - some customers have been able to eliminate more than 75% of their reorganizations. And with the friendly graphical user interface, even inexperienced...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Why Backout and Recover When You Can Simply Restart DB2, IMS, and VSAM Jobs?

    When a batch application fails, there are only few options: back out the changes and rerun the job from the beginning, or recover the database and rerun the job from the beginning. The attendee will learn how to reduce CPU usage (avoiding excessive checkpoints) and improve availability (restarting failed jobs...

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Reduce CPU Usage With SMART SQL

    The presenter of this webcast discusses how and why to design SQL that will reduce the number of times calls are made to DB2 on z/OS. The presenter looks at how to write SMART (SQL Made to Accurately Reflect Transactions) SQL rather than writing applications that act like generic I/O...

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Using Change Manager CM/Pilot for Complex Schema Changes

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how CM/Pilot, a feature of BMC's Change Manager for DB2 can be used to effectively make complex or numerous schema changes a simple "Task". The presenter will review setting up and executing a CM/Pilot task to automate mass changes to DB2 objects.

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Performance + Availability = IMS Fast Path Goes to the Next Level

    BMC Fast Path Online Restructure for IMS revolutionizes structure changes for DEDBs. Now one can maintain near-continuous availability for Fast Path data - even when combining databases and making other structure changes. The attendee will learn more about keeping the Fast Path databases running around the clock.

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    BMC Database Recovery Management

    BMC Database Recovery Management enables business to plan, automate, monitor and prove that databases are backed up and that they can be recovered. Recovery Management is a high-performance backup and recovery product that simplifies and automates database backup and recovery tasks across the enterprise with support for Oracle, Sybase, DB2...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Capacity Management Reporting for a Changing Economy

    An economic down turn means companies have to do more work with fewer people. This does not mean doing away with Capacity Management reporting. Quite the opposite, it is more important than ever before that systems run efficiently, that problems be caught early, and that costs be controlled. This means...

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Improve System Performance With DB2 9 and BMC's Pool Advisor

    Attend this webcast to learn how to improve system performance with DB2 9 and BMC's pool advisor.

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    It's RAD - Exploit Your DB2 Log for Recovery, Auditing, and Data Migration

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to use DB2 log information to solve a variety of problems. Ever needed to replicate DB2 data from one DB2 system to another, or to a different platform? Have bad transactions corrupted data? Do the auditors demand information on who's doing what...

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Making Your Application Development, Q/A and Support Teams More Efficient

    The BMC AppSight Application Problem Resolution System is a significant milestone in the evolution of application management. BMC AppSight is revolutionizing application management by automating tasks related to resolving application problems - some of the most time-consuming and costly processes throughout the application lifecycle.

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Considerations for Migrating to DB2 9 for z/OS

    Migration from DB2 V8 to DB2 9 does not have to be painful. One of the biggest advantages to migrating to DB2 9 is the ability to exploit new features. The presenter discusses what's new in DB2 9 and provides valuable education, regardless of whose DB2 tools one use. The...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Customer Success Story: Driving Immediate Cost Savings Through Vendor Management

    Vendor spending represents over 50% of IT spend, yet vendor management remains one of the most immature disciplines in IT organizations. Even if one has deployed asset management, one may be missing an opportunity to save from 5 to 15% of overall vendor spend by centralizing vendor relationship information, managing...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    BMC LogMaster Support and Compliance for Audit Focusing on the Use of the "Logical Log"

    The attendee of this webcast will learn about BMC LogMaster as "Not just a recovery" tool but for support and complying with audit requirements including SOX and Basel II. The presenter of this webcast will look at some of the reports and features surrounding audit and focus on LogMaster's Logical...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    BMC MainView Problem Solving Scenario's

    Customers often ask BMC customer support and field software consultants questions like; 'How to use MAINVIEW to solve problem?'. This webcast will walk thru some of the top problem scenarios that have been gathered by BMC. The presenter will provide examples of the BMC MAINVIEW product views and metrics that...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Life Begins at 40: Why Smart IT Organizations Invest in IMS

    The presenter of this webcast will share his experiences and insights about why IMS is still vital. The presenter investigates common reasons for moving off IMS, and examines the negative impact the move has on costs, productivity, availability, performance, integrity, and security.

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    EEQE's and Other eerie Recovery Events

    Just the thought of database recovery sends chills down the spine. This webcast will cover strange and unusual events related with recovery and how the BMC Backup and Recovery Solution for IMS makes recovery less scary!

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    BMC Change Manager Compare

    Compare This! Manage complex changes to the DB2 environment using BMC Change Manager's Compare process. New users will benefit from the Compare Basics part of the session. Advanced user will learn techniques to automate the Compare process and coordinate changes between multiple sources and targets.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Getting Started With Configuration Management

    The Configuration Management Data Base (CMDB) is the heart of Business Service Management, but often configuration management means different things to different people. The attendee will learn best practices for implementing configuration management and hear examples of real world successes.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Meet the IMS Log Data Detective

    Need to find what caused a problem in IMS? Meet BMC Log Analyzer for IMS - an expert in the use of deductive reasoning to diagnose problems in the IMS environment. If it was written to the IMS log, BMC Log Analyzer can find it quickly and easily. With a...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    CMDB: See How Intermountain Healthcare Built Their CMDB and Why

    The presenter will show how to start with a CMDB and the value that can be gained from a strong, accurate single source of record for IT Service Management. The presenter will show their key vendor evaluation criteria.

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    BMC Control-M for Databases

    Many application workloads are dependent on the integrity and availability of database systems. As the size and complexity of these database environments increase, they can potentially impact the delivery of critical application workflows. The attendee of this webcast will learn how BMC Control-M for Databases will assist to improve the...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    High Speed Structure Change in DB2 9 With BMC

    DB2 9 introduced Universal Table Spaces which provide better performance and easier space management. This webcast will discuss the High-speed Structure Change process which allows to convert to this new data definition with minimal outage and reduced CPU requirements. The attendee will learn how customers currently change the physical attributes...

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    BMC MainView for IMS 4.4 - What's New and What Has Changed?

    This new release of BMC MainView for IMS has some major changes. This webcast will point out the new functions of BMC MainView for IMS and what has changed. An update that will hopefully point out changes one might have missed, if he/she doesn't read the release notes.

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Avoid Corporate Data Loss With Successful Backup and Veritas HA Monitoring by BMC and OTL

    Server failure and failed backups are common causes of data loss and those failures can be expensive. HA environment failures often occur silently and are only discovered when a failover fails, and backup failures are often found when data is needed, only to find it's not on the backup! Attendee...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Improve Incident Response Times Up to 85%

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to use alert management to reduce or even eliminate business-impacting events. The attendee will see what these companies accomplished with alert management.

    Provided By BMC Software

  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    BMC Control-M for BMC Remedy Service Desk

    One of the key requirements for most IT organizations is to align their operations to the priorities of the business. According to Gartner Inc., Batch workload can account for up to 70% of all processing performed by IT. Therefore, the ability to understand the impact of batch failures and delays...

    Provided By BMC Software