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DB2 for z/OS High Availability & Performance vs. Oracle RAC (A03)

Topic: 2009 NA

Subtopic: DB2 for z/OS

DATE: 2009-5-12 (01:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
SPEAKERS: Jeff Josten (IBM Silicon Valley Lab)

DBMS clustering is an important topic when considering how to scale your DBMS infrastructure into the future as applications and workloads continue to grow or as new workloads are absorbed through mergers or acquisitions.DBMS clustering is also essential when considering how to provide 24x7 continuous availability of the data bases to your applications and end users. DB2 for z/OS and System z Parallel Sysplex provide industry leading capabilities to allow for efficient DBMS clustering technology and 24x7 operations that are not possible on other platforms. This presentation gives a review of the technical advantages of the DB2 data sharing solution over the competition and why DB2 for z/OS remains the gold standard for scalability, reliability, and continuous availability.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate


DB2ís integration with System z

Alternative DBMS clustering technologies

DB2ís performance advantages

DB2ís availability advantages

DB2ís TCO advantages

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