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DB2 Compression - More than Just Storage Savings (D07)

Topic: 2010 EMEA

Subtopic: DB2 for LUW

DATE: 2010-11-9 (15:45 - 16:45)
SPEAKERS: Chris Eaton (IBM)

Over the last three releases, the DB2 development team has been adding in more and more compression capabilities into DB2 for LUW. First Table compression then came automatic dictionary creation, then index, temp table and XML compression. But there is more to compression than just storage savings. Join Chris as he takes you through the details of all the compression capabilities in DB2 and then shares with you some real customer experiences on storage savings, CPU utilization, performance gains, log space savings and more. Chris will also share with you a competitive comparison vs. Oracle and show you why DB2 has distinct advantages.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate


The basics of table compression in DB2 9.1

Automatic Compression in 9.5

Index, temp table compression and XML compression in DB2 9.7

More than just storage savings. Real customer experiences in backup, performance, CPU utilization, logging and more.

Competitive Comparison

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