It's easier than ever to migrate Oracle applications to DB2. IDUG has organized a list of IBM Redbooks and IDUG conference presentations from IBM experts and from real-world DB2 users who've already made the switch.
Performance applies to people as well as processes. DBAs need to keep on their toes, take on all sorts of responsibilities, and keep themselves current. Robert Goodman of Florida Hospital tells us how to be a highly effective DBA!
Performance considerations have to span all aspects of the database and application operations. John Maenpaa has proposed establishing Class of Service as a means of managing application performance in a diverse environment.