Since our update in April, many more community activities have been scheduled in the coming weeks. Whether you want to meet locally or connect globally online, we have numerous events to share Db2 technology. Check the listing below for Chat with the Lab, Tech Talk, Proof of Technology seminars, and workshops.

Feel free to share this update and invite your colleagues to join the community. Questions? Comments? Want to share news? Please contact me, Lynn Chou, Db2 Community and IBM Analytics Champion Manager,

Introducing IBM Digital Technical Engagement
Sometimes, it’s just easier to explore new things at your own pace. It’s even better if you could follow a guided path without getting overwhelmed. Visit the IBM Digital Technical Engagement site to find demo videos for quick glance, guided demo for a short test drive, and full product access with tutorial for a deeper dive. The team is adding new products and solutions every week. Bookmark for quick access.

Upcoming Webcasts and On-Demand Replay
May 16 – Chat with the Lab: Derive Immediate Insights from Fast Data using IBM Db2 Event Store by Adam Storm
May 21 – Learn How to Build Db2 and Data Server Manager Containers by Vikram Khatri
June 7 – Db2 Tech Talk: What’s New in Db2 V11.1.3.3 for SAP Solutions by Karl Fleckenstein

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User Group Collaboration in North America
Thanks to St. Louis Db2 User Group and Wisconsin Db2 User Group (, the Db2 Community Team is invited to co-host two application development workshops in June. In addition to Odata, Jupyter Notebooks and other app dev related content, Ember Crooks of XTIVIA has a session on How to Write Bad SQL: Seven SQL Performance Killers to Avoid in Db2. Space is limited. Please RSVP.

• June 5, St. Louis Db2 User Group Meeting and App Dev Simplified Workshop

• June 6, Wisconsin Db2 User Group Meeting and App Dev Simplified Workshop

New Series of Proof of Technology (PoT) Roadshows: Modernizing Applications with IBM Cloud Private
There are nine Proof of Technology sessions in North America starting on May 17. During these full-day session of interactive labs, you can learn how to improve business agility by modernizing and enriching current applications, and/or developing cloud native applications using: Docker, Kubernetes, IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor, IBM WebSphere Liberty, IBM MQ and IBM Db2. You can view the complete series here.

Question of the month: For new development projects with Db2 as the SQL database or data warehouse, what three topics would you want to see in-depth content on?

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