In this article Jeff Lane presents a real life situation in which parallelism presented a performance dilemma. Do you tune for response time or reduced cost?
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!
Our performance thread continues this month with another IDUG Tech Talk webinar. Listen to David Simpson of Themis Inc. introduce us to query tuning with IBM Data Studio.
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.
This month IDUG is looking at a topic close to many of your hearts - DB2 for z/OS migration. As the DB2 for z/OS V8 EOS date approaches, it is a key driver to migrating to either DB2 9 or DB 10. It's always interesting to discuss with management which release is the best fit for your organization. D