Marcus Davage

Speaker Details


Marcus graduated in Computer Science in 1990 and has worked with mainframes ever since: as a programmer, systems programmer, consultant, database administrator, production support hero, production support villain, management piñata, GSE UK Db2 User Group Chairman, international conference speaker, and now lead product developer for BMC Software. He holds an MBCS, CITP, and more often than not, a glass of wine. He is a STEM Ambassador, and can sometimes be found in Welsh-speaking junior schools, leading Code Clubs and thrilling the next generation at the prospect of technology as a career

Past presentation
06 October 2021
11:30 - 12:30
European SQLAdria Seminar – Šibenik 2021 How Dev, Ops and DBAs can not only co-exist, but cooperate effectively to drive business value in an Agile way

The role of the DBA has evolved over the years. As businesses across the globe embrace digital transformation, and customer expectations increase, the traditional rules of engagement must be reconsidered, and the DBA remains a key lynch-pin in the Agile journey to DevOps. This presentation will review the old rules of engagement, and express the importance of communication, trust, embracing change, and automation tools in modern software development.

26 November 2020
16:15 - 17:15
European SQLAdria Seminar – Virtual Event Db2 by the back door

How I accessed Db2 via RESTful services, the Java CLP, the Zowe CLI and Python and got away with it. This presentation will introduce the latest trendy methods of getting at Db2 and its data. It will contain a few pre-recorded video demos of each method.



SQL Adria is the independent, non-profit organization that gathers relational database users for Croatia and Slovenia. It was founded 1994. and in the same year it has become the regional user group.

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