Thomas Beavin

Speaker Details


Thomas Beavin has been in Db2 for z/OS development for the past 35 years.  Starting out in the Db2 Utilities team, Tom worked in the LOAD/REORG area for many years, and then in 1994 switched to developing the access path selection area of the Db2 for z/OS query optimizer, where he has been ever since.  Tom was one of the chief architects of the SQL Performance feature of Db2 AI for z/OS, which is focused on improving access path selection using AI.  Tom has numerous patents, mostly related to query optimization, and is an IBM Master Inventor (emeritus).

Past presentation
05 oktober 2021
14:30 - 15:30
European SQLAdria Seminar – Šibenik 2021 Db2 AI for z/OS – Real Time Dashboards and More!
Today’s complex environments require skill sets even beyond the abilities of accomplished database administrators. Organizations with Db2 for z/OS are looking for new approaches to improve IT operations by using machine learning and AI technology. 
Db2 AI for z/OS embeds machine learning services in the Db2 for z/OS engine to:
• Gain insight into the health of IBM Db2 for z/OS subsystems
• Help maintain optimal performance of Db2 systems
• Reduce IT operational cost and time 
Now is the time to better understand your environment, see anomalies, and act on recommendations, our exciting new release and dashboards will demosntrate:- 
New graph drill down  for faster assessments 
Provides correlation between exceptions and potential SQL statements 
Customers can map data from vendor performance monitors

27 marec 2013
14:30 - 15:15
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2013 What's new from the Optimizer in DB2 10 for z/OS?

27 marec 2013
12:30 - 13:30
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2013 DB2 for z/OS Migration: Query Performance Considerations

27 marec 2013
11:15 - 12:15
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2013 Why did the DB2 for z/OS Optimizer Choose that Access Path?

27 marec 2013
10:15 - 11:15
SQLAdria Seminar – Ljubljana 2013 DB2 Developer’s Guide to Optimum SQL Performance



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