Hi everyone. In the DB2 labs, we've been very busy over the past few months getting our Cancun release (aka 10.5 FP4) ready. Even though it's mechanically a fixpack, this level of DB2 contains some very exciting new capabilities. Please join me as I take you thru them.
My wife and I set a goal early in our married life. It was to pay for our daughters’ university education (at a school of their choosing) so they could start their adult lives debt free. We were able to keep that promise, in part due to the opportunity to tune DB2.
We hope that you’ve enjoyed this month’s articles on DB2 performance on z/OS.
We talked about the new performance possibilities in DB2 11, about performance hints and tips for framework development, about explaining tuning to C-level and about efficient ways of replication.
This month’s theme is DB2 for z/OS performance, to start us of is an article by Ludovic Janssens of Infocura. In his article “JAVA frameworks for JDBC access”, he talks about the different performance choices and pitfalls that come into play when developing using frameworks.
Cutting SAP Down To (a Manageable) Size
The DBA wouldn’t touch it as there are 83,000 tables in SAP. He was busy with other applications, and he had no time in dealing with a big package that was a mess.