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IDUG Content Committee leader Dan ™CodeCheck™ Luksetich rocks the party at the DBI / IBM dinner at IDUG North America in Austin TX. Way to go Dan
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Dan's real stage name is CoatCheck but CodeCheck seems more suitable for such a great SQL guru. 
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Tim Vincent from IBM giving keynote at #IDUGDB2.

Pleased to see the recognition of the need for good metadata management and governance and that IBM is looking to build upon the open source Apache Atlas incubator project

https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/AtlasProposal

Having an open facility of this nature is going to be key to assisting users perform self service access to heterogeneous data. I spend more and more time helping business users find the data they need and them understand it so that it is used appropriately. Currently this process is very manual and the "metadata" amounts to database catalogs and documents written to describe them.
Making the metadata more widely available and machine consumable will open up great opportunities in this space.
Apache Atlas Proposal. Abstract. Apache Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational governance services that enables enterprises to effectively and efficiently meet their compliance requirements within Hadoop and allows integration with the complete enterprise data ecosystem.
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Attending the opening keynote at International DB2 User Group (IDUG) North American conference. #IDUGDB2. Looking forward to a week of great technical content.

Week started well with my flight over with an emergency exit row and empty seats beside me. Thanks Delta !!!


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Listening to Paulo Nutini live at Bristol Harbourside (just next to my office). Beautiful warm evening. Splendid location. 
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Getting ready to head to Dublin for the IDUG conference.

http://www.idug.org/page/emea-2015-conference

Still time to join us for the best week of DB2 (and related technologies) information you'll find anywhere.
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Enjoying an evening at Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. Looking forward to the "night glow" shortly. 
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Flying out of Edinburgh today. Saw my first Dreamliner (Boeing 787) : A7-BCE of Qatar Airways. My flight was slightly less exotic : an EasyJet A320 G-EZTE. 
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Was it dreamy?
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At #IDUG North America keynote ... Dr Vladimir Bacvanski ... technical intro to NoSQL technologies ... very good speaker, helping lots of DB2 people understand these technologies.
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Is NoSQL more than a buzzword?
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In Istanbul airport at the end of the IDUG EMEA CPC grid setting weekend. ...   one job done, more work ahead.
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Just had my FlyBE flight to East Midlands cancelled.   Now heading for Birmingham + bus.    Not a good start to the week :-(
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Not too bad then.
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Peaceful vacation above Detva, Slovakia. 
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Looks very nice. Any places to take long walks in the woods around there?
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  • ScotDB Limited
    Database Specialist, 2005 - present
  • Lloyds Banking Group
    Senior SME : Database Technology, 1987 - present