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[F16] How Recent Storage Innovations Can Help Improve Performance and Reliability of DB2 subsystem

Topic: 2013 EMEA

Subtopic: DB2 for z/OS

z/OS storage technology has been changing so rapidly in recent years that few people can keep up with it.  Many of you also think DASD storage is so virtualized today that it has become too mysterious to understand for a DB2 specialist.  This presentation will provide an overview of the last few years of innovation in z/OS storage---innovations such as the DS8870 control unit, High Performance FICON, HyperPAV, large volumes, FlashCopy and Solid State Disks.  By understanding these topics you can better evaluate your current DASD configuration and possibly improve the performance and reliability of your current DASD configuration, or whether it is time for an upgrade.  

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