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2009 Overview of Open Source Monitoring Tools for DB2 for LUW (D13)

Topic: DB2 for LUW

Subtopic: 2009

DATE: 2009-10-7 (15:45 - 16:45)
SPEAKERS: Fred Sobotka (FRS Consulting)

By extending software typically used by networkadministrators, DBAs can build a customized, web-based systemsmanagement console that watchesover databases, applications, server hardware, and other keyresources. The most popular monitoring frameworks are eitherinexpensive or free, and are flexible enough to allow sophisticatedtesting, visualization, and notification policies. This session will provide a comprehensive overview and live examples of the most compelling open source tools for monitoring DB2 LUW.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced


Web-based monitoring concepts, including passive vs. active, and centralized vs. decentralized management of scheduling agents

Nagios and Hyperic HQ web-based monitoring frameworks (overview and live examples)

Lightweight visualization with RRDTool and Cacti

Common customizations for monitoring tools that access DB2 LUW

Best practices for monitoring, notification and visualizing DB2 resources

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