It's easier than ever to migrate Oracle applications to DB2. IDUG has organized a list of IBM Redbooks and IDUG conference presentations from IBM experts and from real-world DB2 users who've already made the switch.
In this article Jeff Lane presents a real life situation in which parallelism presented a performance dilemma. Do you tune for response time or reduced cost?
Performance considerations have to span all aspects of the database and application operations. John Maenpaa has proposed establishing Class of Service as a means of managing application performance in a diverse environment.