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C14 - Health Checks - How to Evaluate the Health of a Db2 Database

Session Number: 6126
Track: Db2 (LUW) - I
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Ember Crooks [Xtivia]
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Symphony I => Wed, Jun 05, 2019 (02:30 PM - 03:30 PM)

Session Code: 6393
Speaker Bio: Ember is a Db2 Lead DBA and Delivery Manager at XTIVIA. She is responsible for the design, build, and management of a wide range of Db2 databases for multiple clients. Ember has 17 years of experience with Db2 on Linux, Unix, and Windows platforms. She is the founder and principal author of the popular datageek.blog technical blog where she educates herself and others through example and case study. Ember is an IBM Gold Consultant and IBM Champion in Information Management.
Audience experience level: Intermediate, Advanced
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Audiences this presentation will apply to: Database Administrators
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Objective 1: Understand why periodic reviews of database health are needed, even when you work with a database every day
Objective 2: Review a number of areas to check and how to check them, including specific SQL
Objective 3: Prioritize your findings and recommendations
Objective 4: Present information to DBAs and non-DBAs

Abstract:  Every database can be improved upon. Sometimes a second set of eyes finds problems that we don't see when we work with a database every day. What should you check when evaluating the health of your database or a co-worker's database? How do you get all of the information you need? Join Ember to see what she looks at when doing a health check and why.

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