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F09 - Partition by Growth - It's a Love/Hate Thing

Topic: Cross Platform DB2 for z/OS & LUW

Subtopic: 2016

Based on extensive user experience, this presentation provides an insight into Partition by Growth (PBG) tablespaces including an overview of how they work; the mechanics of creating or converting to PBG; the decision making process in order to help correctly select a Partition by Growth vs Partition By Range tablespace; the benefits of using PBGs; potential pitfalls and lessons learnt; use, restrictions and performance considerations of utilities against PBGs.

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