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Deep Dive into Deep Compression - Best Practices in Viper, Viper II, and a look Beyond! (E11)

Topic: 2008 NA

Subtopic: DB2 for LUW

DATE: 2008-05-21 (02:45 PM - 03:45 PM)
SPEAKERS: Bill Minor (IBM Canada)

DB2 9 (code named Viper) brought the initial functionality and capability of Deep Compression. Significant storage savings and in many cases, performance benefit, is possible. Viper II (DB2 9.5) will bring additional enhancements to the compression story in DB2 including, autonomics. This session will provide an overview and roadmap of Deep Compression in DB2 as well as share best practices and insights into successfully deploying this functionality.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate


To provide an overview of the compression functionality and implementation

Introduce the new compression enhancements in Viper II (DB2 9.5)

Explore best practices and guidelines for deploying compression

Discuss storage benefits and performance aspects associated with compression

Future compression features and strategic Data Management direction

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