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"DB2 V10 Technical Update" Workshop

11/19/2012
Under the patronage of the Central Agency for Information Technology, and in the presence of both the public and private sectors in Kuwait, Al-Khorafi Business machines (GBM/KBM), the sole representative for IBM company in Kuwait, has conducted a workshop titled "DB2 V10 Technical Update" as a beginning of a series of lectures and workshops that IBM has intended to both organize and perform in Kuwait.
 
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Under the patronage of the Central Agency for Information Technology, and in the presence of both the public and private sectors in Kuwait, Al-Khorafi Business machines (GBM/KBM), the sole representative for IBM company in Kuwait, has conducted a workshop titled "DB2 V10 Technical Update" as a beginning of a series of lectures and workshops that IBM has intended to both organize and perform in Kuwait.

During that workshop, all the clients that work on mainframe have been introduced to data base DB2 V10. Moreover the workshop shed light on the new features' enhancements and improvements compared to the earlier releases of DB2.

Worth mentioning that the version running at Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT) is DB2 V9, which is the latest supported  version prior to DB2 V10. In addition, CAIT is the first site in Kuwait to install and operate this version of  DB2 V9 since May 2012, running on it data bases for several government departments, the most important to mention are:

- Electricity Billing System, Ministry of Electricity and Water.
- Commercial and Catering System, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.   
- Social Assistance System, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor.
- Personnel Info. System, which provides historical information for employees in public sector, Civil Service Council.    
- Statistical Systems, Central Statistical Office.