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DB2 Batch-jobs with high efficiency and 24 x 7 (B14)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2005

DATE: 2005-10-26 (11:00 - 12:00)
SPEAKERS: Ville Hurmalainen (Pohjola-Group)

Demand for 24x7 is absolute, so we don't have batch window anymore. Every cpu-second costs money. But need for good batch jobs are still there. We must reinvent good, old process-oriented programming. Pohjola's new car-insurance system's batch processes will be implemented with some new and some old ideas.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate


No more batch window, but batch is still needeed.

Online & batch MUST tolerate each other.

Normal DB2 based locking cannot be used.

Geting data out of database must be efficient.

Updating database is a challenge, but can be done.

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