It's inevitable that you see a couple of DB2 fix packs every year and place the readme document in a drawer somewhere for perusal later when you are not busy. While the fix packs may contain fixes there are sometimes a few enhancements buried in the fine print.
This presentation from the IDUG EMEA 2016 will provide an overview of DB2 LUW statistics and the options to collect them, to help you achieve optimal query performance, with minimal administration effort.
Investigating performance problems doesn’t have to be hard. There are some basic steps you can take to find common bottlenecks in your system – ‘performance first aid’ if you will. We’re going to look at some of these basic problems and how to find them, using monreport.dbsummary & friends.
In this article, John Maenpaa presents an overview of the architectural features of mainframes, distributed Linux/UNIX servers, and data lakes, and draws contrasts between them and when one architecture may be a better choice than the others.
In this article, IBM Executive Architect Eberhard Hechler provides some examples for how you can integrate the data stored in your z Systems environments into a data lake and how you can avoid some of the challenges that customers often run into.