For as long as I've been involved with IDUG, performance tuning has always been one of the most popular subject areas for conference presentations and technical articles. From the wide range of possible topics in this area, two perennial favourites are buffer pool tuning and indexing strategies.
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DB2 LUW 9.7 is a pretty impressive release. It's been out for a while now, and we've seen a huge number of customers moving there to take advantage of the slate of great features like Oracle compatibility and index / temp / LOB compression, to name a few. No raindrops on roses or whiskers on kit
I've been meaning to start a blog on DB2 LUW performance for a while, and, well, now seems like a pretty good time. Why would I want to blog? Never mind that - much more importantly, why would anyone be interested in what I have to say? Good question! I've been part of the DB2 LUW development
I have noticed a lot of talk going around recently about the scalability of the cloud and had a chance to join in on some excellent webinars. With my interest piqued, I figured I would do some performance tests of my own using IDUG’s two cloud servers. My curiosity was aimed at