What's new in Db2? A look at new cloud database offerings with AWS and IBM Db2 Webinar

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When:  Dec 7, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET)

There’s more data than ever at your fingertips. But accessing the right data, when and where you need it, isn’t so simple. Organizations are tasked with managing, analyzing, and operationalizing their data for mission-critical applications, while ensuring that data is secure, governed, scalable, and available anywhere, at any time.

Designed by the world’s leading database experts, IBM Db2 empowers developers, data engineers, DBAs, and enterprise architects to run low-latency transactions and real-time analytics equipped for the most demanding workloads.  IBM Db2 accelerates time-to-value through end-to-end management of transactional, operational, and analytical data across any cloud. Join IBM Db2 Executive Product Director, Dr. Michael Kwok, Ph.D., and IBM Db2 Program Director Miran Badzak, for a peek into the latest cloud-first innovations from IBM Db2 and the AWS partnership including:
  • Db2 pureScale for continuous availability on AWS
  • Db2 Warehouse fully managed on AWS
  • Db2 cloud reference architecture
  • New cloud-first features in the latest Db2 11.5.8 update,
  • and more!

Key Speakers

Michael Kwok, Ph.D. -Executive Development Director, Db2, BigSQL and Data Virtualization Development, IBM Data and AI

Dr. Michael Kwok is the Executive Director of Cloud Database Development, Client Success & Competitive Office, Hybrid Data Management (HDM), IBM Data and AI.Michael leads a global engineering team to deliver the world-class cloud database services on IBM Cloud, AWS and Azure. His portfolio includes Db2 on Cloud, Db2 Warehouse on Cloud, Netezza on Cloud and Data Virtualization as Service. His team is responsible for product development, SRE, provisioning/operation/monitoring, security & compliance, performance, as well as the underlying cloud infrastructure. Michael also involves in the development of business strategies, go-to-market (GTM), offering management and sales for these products.

Mark Brown is an AWS Senior Partner Solutions Architect on AWS’ IBM Strategic Alliance Team, specializing in IBM Data & AI software product lines. Mark has over 30 years’ experience in the IT industry including AIX and Linux OS development, chairmanship of the FSF Gnu C Library Steering Committee, and membership on the IEEE POSIX and Austin Group standards organizations

Miran Badzak, the Program Director runs the IBM Db2, Db2 Warehouse, and Informix portfolio of businesses. His mission is simple: establish and maintain IBM’s dominance in the databases market. Miran has held various roles since joining IBM in 2007, launching several cloud services including Watson ML, Streaming Analytics, Db2/Db2 Warehouse SaaS, and more. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Boston University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.