Starting in Db2 Version 184.108.40.206, a new feature called 'DB2_AVOID_LOCK_ESCALATION' provides control over lock escalation behaviour. The feature is configured through a dynamic (no instance recycling needed) registry variable:
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.
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.