Misconceptions and Old Wives Tales on DB2 Database Maintenance and Recovery

July 7, 2009, 11 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, 3:00 p.m. UTC

Every database administrator strives to maintain a healthy DB2® environment: It’s part of the daily routine. However, misconceptions about database health can get in the way of a cost-effective DB2 environment. Apply concepts that make sense.

Like old wives’ tales, some misconceptions exist simply because they have been passed down from older generations. For DB2, this means that even best practices true for older DB2 versions may no longer be the best choice. Join us for this complimentary teleconference and learn the most common misconceptions about DB2 maintenance and recovery.

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