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Fast Track to Optimal DB2 Performance (B01)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2008

DATE: 2008-5-19 (09:45 AM - 10:45 AM)
SPEAKERS: Namik Hrle (IBM Boeblingen Lab)

Tuning DB2 applications to achieve optimal DB2 performance does not need to be a complex exercise. A large majority of problems can be easily solved and the only challenge is connecting the problem symptom with its underlying causes. This presentation offers you a simple methodology to answer the challenge. Numerous ready-to-use hints and tips are included to maximize the presentation's practical value.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate


Understand DB2 traces as the source of key performance indicators.

Review time distribution: where does problem transaction spend time?

Understand CPU vs suspension time.

Learn most common reasons for large suspension times.

Get tuning tips and hints based on interpreting DB2 timers.

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