Tag Archives: DB2 LUW

Recession-busting offer – free DB2 health checks!

We’re delighted to announce that for a limited period we will be offering free DB2 for LUW health checks to UK DB2 customers.  This services will involve one of our DB2 experts spending the day “getting under the covers” of … Continue reading

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Append only DB2 diagnostic log and administration notification log files? No more in DB2 9.7!

How many times have I asked customers for the DB2 diagnostic log file (db2diag.log) only to be told “it’s too large to send” or “it’s taking too long to open.” This is because the DB2 diagnostic files have been append … Continue reading

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Top 6 tips for a successful DB2 Performance Expert Deployment for DB2 for Linux, UNIX & Windows

Part 1 – Modifying settings, setting up alerts and using System Health data views Performance monitoring and tuning are critical tasks for a database administrator (DBA). DB2® Performance Expert helps DBAs tackle immediate performance problems, as well as avoid problems … Continue reading

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DB2 Performance – Just the FAQs

This Chat will cover some of the most frequently asked DB2 LUW performance questions, such as, what is the best approach for fast INSERT performance? How do I minimize the impact on my system when I’m collecting performance data? What … Continue reading

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It’s official. DB2 for the Mac!

It’s official.  DB2 is now available for the Mac so, developers can now build DB2 applications on their Mac and deploy to Apple, Linux, Unix and windows servers. http://freedb2.com/2009/01/06/the-unthinkable-has-happened/

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A Hawk-Eye View

Our Brothers across the pond, DBI, have launched their new generation of performance monitoring software.  Brother-Hawk sends automated, customised alerts based on the characteristics of real-time and recently computed data.  Specifically for DB2 LUW databases it gives lights-out alerting of potential … Continue reading

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