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Effective DB2 for LUW Buffer Pool Strategies (D04)

Topic: DB2 for LUW

Subtopic: 2006

DATE: 2006-10-3 (09:00 - 10:00)
SPEAKERS: Martin Hubel (Martin Hubel Consulting, Inc.)

As applications grow, buffer pools play an increasingly important part in reducing physical I/O, elapsed time and CPU time. Many organizations have not spent the time to optimize this valuable resource.The presenter will talk of his experiences in tuning buffer pools for large applications including PeopleSoft, production applications, and data warehouses at client sites. Measurements and guidelines will be given.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate


The benefits of buffer pool tuning

Types of I/O

Block-based buffer pools

Number of buffer pools and object placement

Measuring buffer pool performance

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