B16 Mission Impossible: Improving DB2 Scalability, Availability AND Perform. While Doubling Workload
Session Number: 517
Track: DB2 for z/OS II
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Paul Stoker [Principal Consultant - Triton Consulting]
Time: Nov 08, 2012 (09:45 AM - 10:45 AM)
Room: Estrel Saal C6
Speaker Bio: A Principal Consultant with Triton Consulting Paul has worked with DB2, predominantly on the mainframe, for well over 20 years starting with DB2 Version 2.2 some time ago.
Paul has worked on many projects, both large scale & small, for a variety of customers across industry sectors such as Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Insurance, Central Government & Telecoms. Roles have included Infrastructure Architect, Physical Data Modeller, Dev DBA, Performance Tuning Specialist, Sys Prog & Prod DBA.
Currently lead DB2 DBA for the Digital Banking division of a large UK based retail bank.
Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate
Presentation Category: Managing Availability
Presentation Platform: DB2 for z/OS
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Database Administrators, Systems Programmers
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: Database Performance (DB2 for z/OS), High Availability (DB2 for z/OS), User Experiences
Abstract: The prospect of dramatically improving scalability & availability of a DB2 z/OS hosted 24*7 internet banking application in 1 year was hard enough. The additional complexity of a doubling in transaction & customer numbers, whilst maintaining performance, made this an even more challenging assignment.
This presentation reviews 12 months practical experience of a DB2 z/OS DBA working on a high profile project, discussing design, strategy and implementation, of Data Sharing, high insert performance and dynamic workload balancing.