September 12-13, 2019 in Melbourne
September 17-18, 2019 in Canberra
IDUG Comes to Australia Next Week
The IDUG events in Australia are right around the corner. Plan your trip to Canberra or Melbourne for a two-day exploration of the latest technology with these top experts.
Transparent Data Encryption
by Jim Dee
There have been several high visibility data exposures in the news over the last year or so. As a Db2 DBA, one of your responsibilities is the protection of the data your business needs to run. Your auditors, internal and external, may be demanding action to protect your valuable Db2 data from prying eyes. None of us want the cost, potential fines, or negative publicity associated with a potential or real data exposure. IBM has provided a partial solution in Transparent Data Encryption TM  (or "TDE") for Db2, which is part of a wider effort they call zSystem Pervasive Encryption(or "zSPE"). Transparent Data Encryption provides a mechanism to encrypt your data at rest, on disk.
IDUG & IBM Data Tech Summits
Toronto Lab September 23 24, 2019
Silicon Valley Lab October 2 4, 2019
Register Today for the Early Bird Discount
With presentations from lab experts and sessions focused on user experience, the Data Tech Summits are your chance to learn about Db2 from the people who know it best. Both events include technical content and informal networking opportunities. Register today to save $100 on your registration.
Early Bird Registration Is Open
There are only a few more days to take advantage of the early bird discount. Register by September 9 to save almost €300.
The Grid Is Ready
The agenda for our IDUG Db2 Tech Conference in Rotterdam is ready. Plan your schedule and be sure to catch sessions by industry leaders like these.
For all conference sponsorship opportunities, please email jill@teamycc.com .
Share Your Expertise
We're currently accepting abstracts for the 2020 IDUG Db2 Tech Conference in Dallas. We're looking for presentations that explore  implementation, migrating to a new release, or maximizing performance from any member of the Db2 product family.
The early bird rate is available! Sign up today to lock in the savings.
President's Letter
This month, new IDUG President Billy Sundarrajan celebrates back-to-school season.
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