Fast INSERT performance speeds the way to getting new data into DB2, for ETL, bulk ingest jobs, and even just day-to-day transactions. In this new blog entry, we look at several helpful tips for making INSERT run as quickly as possible.
This article is about DBI Software’s pureFeat™ Performance Management Suite for IBM DB2 LUW. For the past four consecutive years, Database Trends and Applications Magazine (DBTA) has honored DBI pureFeat as one of its Top 100 Trend Setting Products.
Statistics event monitors are an extremely useful way to get periodic monitoring of basic metrics on your system. They're just well-disguised behind a somewhat misleading name.
OVERHEAD and TRANSFERRATE are tablespace parameters that the optimizer uses to help choose an access plan. Are the defaults good enough? (hint: probably not) In this blog post, I describe a simple way to measure values for your system.
Over the course of the past several releases of DB2 for z/OS, IBM has added many features and capabilities that are transforming the platform. This presentation takes a look at the big changes that have been introduced to DB2 including new SQL, universal table spaces, improved security, and more. Th