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A13 - What’s new about buffer management using DB2 11 for z/OS

Topic: 2014 EMEA

Subtopic: DB2 for z/OS

This session explains some buffer pool tuning considerations when using DB2 11 for z/OS. We will discuss some changes that affect the performance of DB2’s deferred writes and castout processing. We’ll discuss improvements to DB2 buffer metrics that improve your ability to tune your buffer pools. We’ll explain how to better manage real storage and minimize CPU consumption. Finally, we’ll discuss some synergy with z/OS 2.1 and changes related to data set open, as well as synergy related to DS8000 storage and High Performance FICON.

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