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Solid state drives -- changing the way DBAs do business (F13)

Topic: Cross Platform DB2 for z/OS & LUW

Subtopic: 2011



DATE: 2011-5-6 (08:00 AM - 09:00 AM)
SPEAKERS: Paul Pendle (EMC )

Solid state drives are fairly new to the Enterprise storage arena. So new in fact, that most DBAs are yet to think about what the implications are of deploying a DB2 for z/OS system on SSD. Since the notions of seek time, rotational delay, data proximity, do not apply what are the things that can change when using this technology?

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate,Advanced

OBJECTIVES:

The performance profiles of solid state drives

How SSD can change the required frequency of REORGs

Other benefits of not running REORGs

The effects of using (or not using) freespace with SSD

What clustering really means when using SSD



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