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Online Schema Made Easy (G06)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2006



DATE: 2006-10-3 (14:00 - 15:00)
SPEAKERS: Calene Janacek (BMC Software)

DB2 Version 8 makes great strides in providing the ability to make changes to DB2 objects while keeping them online and available. Not all changes that can be made to DB2 objects are supported online. And those online changes that are supported have other hidden costs and considerations. This session will show you how to covert with the least amount of interruption or performance impact. We will also cover table-controlled partitioning, DPSIs and the ability to revert to index-controlled partitioning.This session discusses how BMC Software’s CHANGE MANAGER for DB2 and CATALOG MANAGER for DB2 maximize your use of Online Schema Changes in DB2 Version 8.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced

OBJECTIVES:

Understand schema changes in DB2 Version 8

Understand how index-controlled tables are converted in DB2 V8

Learn how and why to undo a DPSI or TCP conversion in DB2 Version 8

Understand OLS, table-controlled partitioning and index terminology in DB2 Version 8

Update users of DB2 Version 8 support in CATALOG MANAGER and CHANGE MANAGER



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