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The DB2Night Show #115: DB2 BLU & pureScale Real Life Successes & Advice

September 20, 2013, 2:17 pm
Posted by Scott in DB2 LUW
Kent Collins

Special Guest: Kent Collins, Sr. Database Consultant

IBM DB2 10.5 BLU "Real Life" Experiences and Advice!

100% of our studio audience learned something! During this episode of The DB2Night Show™, Kent shared with us many Kent-isms such as "It isn't peanut butter and jelly" along with volumes of practical BLU advice based on his testing and implementation experiences. Kent affectionately called his presentation "A BLU print for BLU!" Watch and learn...

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Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

Remarkable! Here's a presentation from a real DB2 LUW BLU user that is full of practical insights and actionable advice! 100% of our audience learned something! Set DB2 Instance Memory to 90% of Server memory (do not use automatic), DB2 registry settings, Advice for SORTHEAP and SHEAPTHRES_SHR, and MUCH more! Watching a replay of this show should be mandatory for anyone contemplating working with IBM BLU!

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