Mahesh Kumar Joshi
Govt. Engineering College Bikaner (Quarterly Report)
DB2 in India: ECB DB2 User Group
I am a student of B.Tech in Information Technology from Govt. Engineering College Bikaner India. I became the first DB2 Student ambassador at Rajasthan Technical University India in JUN 2009, and I found ECB DB2 User Group in Campus & group is organizing Presentations, Screenshots & Workshop on DB2 & other IBM Tools & Technologies like Rational, WASCE, Tivoli. ECB DB2 user group is feeling very proud to announce that this year we registered more than 600 Engineering & Computer Application students in IBM TGMC (The Great Mind Challenge) 2009 & in last year TGMC (2008) Team Great ECBIANS from our College was selected in India’s top 20 Teams in TGMC. ECB DB2 user group is giving Congratulations and Best of Luck for future to all team members of team GreatECBIANS ( Piyush Kumar, Ashok Kumar Meena, Tarun Goyal, Aditya Chandrawat). We are the students of Govt. Engineering College Bikaner is organizing a National Level Techfest at campus every year. So this year we organized Techfest (SAKSHAMA) from 28 October to 31 October in our campus in which more than 250 colleges are invited and more than 3000 students from all over the country participated in four days Techno Festival. ECB DB2 user group invited IBM India to sponsor the event and a Training Program for DB2 V9 (Exam 730) was conducted to220 students for 3 days in our college The Course was conducted in Association with the IBM Academic Initiative program. The Training Program started with an Inauguration Function, where management people and Technical Trainers from IBM (partners) participated. Three Technical Trainers from WebTechLab carried out the sessions. Trainers delivered the contents in an awesome manner that all students were excited to learn DB2 technologies. Along with the training we talked about the ambassadorship program and current job opportunities in the field of Database. Students had a practical session along with the presentation in parallel, which helped them a lot in preparing for the Certification Exam. At the last day of the training IBM DB2 Quiz is organized & IBM Goodies delivered by IBM India & Certificate of Excellence is distributed to the workshop participants. The students from different colleges & from different part of the country were very excited to win the DB2 Quiz & answering almost every question asked in the Quiz. That make environment of Quiz room flowing and exciting.