The DB2Night Show #51: Put on the Boxing Gloves, DB2 LUW vs Oracle, Part 2

It's another KNOCK OUT! Special guests from Triton Consulting and IBM Canada presented findings from their DB2 LUW versus Oracle Usability study. While you might expect some bias, the methods deployed for the study are quite scientific and objective. Julian Stuhler, Triton, focused today's talk on comparing automatic memory tuning, security administration, and auditing. Which database is "easier"? Watch and learn...

Host Commentary

Triton and IBM have provided several links to additional resources and PDFs. Keep reading. You'll find these near the bottom of this post. 80% of today's studio audience indicated that they learned something! We also plan to follow up with future episodes of The DB2Night Show that actually DEMONSTRATE, side by side, DB2 LUW and Oracle Usability. Our studio audience voted on the areas of administration that they would most like to see demonstrated live. This is going to be fun! I can hardly wait for Season #3 to start this fall!

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Episode 51, 28 April 2011, DB2 LUW versus Oracle Usability Study, Part 2 of 2.

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A message from today's show sponsor

Today DBI shared a customer success story. An Oracle customer migrated to DB2 LUW, and, despite all the "wonderful" autonomic and automatic things about DB2, e-commerce application performance issues persisted. In just one afternoon, DBI helped this customer reduce database I/O by over 75% which negated the need to procure more hardware. The ROI was instant. If you have migrated, or are thinking about migrating, from Oracle to DB2 LUW, the smart thing to do would be to engage DBI for a Proof of Concept. Your end users won't mind if you cut their response times in half, and your boss won't mind, either, if you reduce hardware and license costs.

Please look for DBI at booth 201/203 at the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Anaheim California. Attend our VSP on Wednesday "Fearless Application Performance Management from Cradle to Grave". Check your registration inserts for details.

Join Scott Hayes for the Ed Seminar "Rocket Science: DB2 LUW Performance Analysis and Tuning Lab" on Monday. CLICK HERE for the class preparation instructions.

Not sure which sessions to attend? Scott offers this advice:

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Our #2 Job is giving you the documentation to prove it!

Contact DBI and find out how our DB2 LUW Performance Solutions can truly help you optimize performance and lower IT costs.

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