013 This week on show we have the most awesome Scott Forstie from IBM.  Scott stops by the show to discuss his favorite subjects SQL, IBM Services and why you need to expand your horizons and think out of the box with SQL.  Scott is a video blogger, author, speaker, and all-around great guy.  And in his spare time, he enjoys running, hiking, listening to music and spend time with his family.

Scott’s contact information and social:
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @Forstie_IBMi
Db2 for i – Technology Updates (ibm.com)
IBM i Services (SQL)
RFE : https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=138470
IBM i executive briefings: email [email protected]

One incredible Th(i)ng!  Products, gadgets, recipes, music, or things we are loving right now!

Tony’s picks for this week:
Cooler fall weather!

Peg’s pick for the week:
Pumpkin Spice Lattes from Starbucks!

Scott’s pick for the week:
Scott celebrates National Record Player Day on August 30, 2021!  He recently purchased Aretha Franklin’s Greatest Hits and Black Pumas latest album.

Upcoming Events:
POWERUp21 A virtual event is scheduled for October 4-7, 2021. COMMON provides the best in Power Systems and IBM I education – come learn from the most celebrated industry experts in the field.  Head over to COMMON.org for more information.

RPG & DB@ Summit October 20-26, 2021 A virtual event focused exclusively on IBM i developers. Join RPG, database and open source experts for 5+ days of live, interactive, online in-depth sessions for developers. Check out the sessions and the expert speakers and see for yourself.


This episode is sponsored by…


Midrange Dynamics Change Management Software – Built for IBM i modernization!

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