IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Denver, Colorado, USA 2012
Denver Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado
May 14-18, 2012

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Recommended Best Practices from Customer DB2 Health Check Studies

Session Number: 164
Track: Educational Seminars
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: John Campbell [IBM DB2 for z/OS Development]

Room 108 => Mon, May 14, 2012 (08:30 AM - 05:30 PM)

Speaker Bio: John is an IBM Distinguished Engineer reporting to the Director for z/OS Development at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab. He has extensive experience of DB2 in terms of systems, database and applications design. He specialises in design for high performance and data sharing. He is one of IBM's foremost authorities for implementing high end database / transaction processing applications.
Florence Dubois is a senior member of the DB2 for z/OS SWAT Team and regularly participates or leads DB2 Health Check Studies across worldwide leading customers.

Audience experience level: Advanced
Presentation Category: Managing Availability
Presentation Platform: DB2 for z/OS
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Database Administrators, Systems Programmers
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: Database Performance (DB2 for z/OS), Disaster Recovery (DB2 for z/OS), High Availability (DB2 for z/OS), User Experiences
Objective 1: Introduce and discuss the common issues found

Objective 2: Share the experience from customer health check studies

Objective 3: Share the experience from live customer production incidents

Objective 4: Provide proven recommended best practice

Objective 5: Encourage proactive behaviour
Co-speaker Name: Florence Dubois

Abstract:  This one day seminar will introduce and discuss the major lessons to be learned from customer DB2 Health Check Studies carried out by DB2 for z/OS Development and provide recommended best practices in each area. The objectives are to: introduce and discuss the most common issues, share the experience gained from customer health check studies, share the experience from live customer production incidents, provide proven recommended best practice, and to encourage proactive behavior. The following topics will be covered: WLM Policy Setup, Balanced Design across CICS and DB2 Disaster Recovery, use of Flashcopy, Continuous Availability vs. Fast Failover, Preventative Software Maintenance, Multiple Data Sharing Groups., Running Multiple DB2 Subsystems on same LPAR, Normal DB2 Warm Restart vs. Restart Light, Storage Tuning.

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