IDUG DB2 Tech Conference EMEA 2011
Clarion Congress Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic
14 - 18 November, 2011

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DB2 10 for z/OS Performance Opportunities

Session Number: 2157
Track: General II (F)
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Susan Lawson [YL&A]
Time: Nov 14, 2011 (11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
Room: Tycho

Speaker Bio: Susan Lawson is an internationally recognized consultant and lecturer with a background in system and database administration. She currently works with several large clients to help develop, implement and tune some of the worlds’ largest and most complex DB2 databases and applications. She also performs Performance and Availability Audits for many clients to help reduce costs through proper performance tuning and to help ensure availability. Her other activities include authoring articles and white papers, presenting at user group meetings, and teaching a variety of DB2 courses. She is an IBM GOLD Consultant for DB2 and z/Series, and an IBM Information Champion and has authored the IBM ‘DB2 for z/OS V8 DBA Certification Guide’ and the IBM ‘DB2 for z/OS V7 Application Programming Certification Guide’. She is also the co-author of several DB2 books including the IBM ‘DB2 10 for z/OS DBA Certification Guide’, IBM ‘DB2 9 for z/OS DBA Certification Guide’, ‘DB2 High Performance Design and Tuning’ and ‘DB2 Answers’.
Audience experience level: Select a Value
Presentation Category: Implementing New DB2 Releases and Features
Presentation Platform: DB2 for z/OS
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Application Developers, Database Administrators
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: Database Performance (DB2 for z/OS), New Release (DB2 for z/OS)
Objective 1: Brief discussion of overall performance objectives of DB2 10
Objective 2: Discuss details on database performance features and usage
Objective 3: Discuss SQL, application and optimization performance enhancements
Objective 4: Discuss considerations for implementing new features and enhancements
Objective 5: Review goals and strategies for migration and feature exploitation

Abstract:  This presentation looks at the new features of DB2 10 for z/OS with an emphasis on the features focusing on performance and availability. DB2 10 is promising immediate savings in areas of memory and CPU. We will review those enhancements and look at new features in the database and SQL and their usage. We will look at where the performance opportunities are, what we need to do to take advantage of them, and any additional considerations when exploiting these features.

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