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The DB2Night Show #163: DB2 LUW BLU Concepts and Best Practices

October 2, 2015, 3:46 pm
Posted by scott in DB2 LUW
Matt Huras, IBM DE
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Special Guest: Matt Huras
IBM DE, Chief Architect DB2 LUW

DB2 LUW BLU
Concepts and Best Practices!

100% of our audience learned something! Matt Huras fills session rooms at IDUG conferences, and today our studio audience size was rather large as well. And, it is no wonder - Matt has a gift for explaining complicated technical things and making them understandable. He's an excellent presenter too. As Chief Architect for DB2 LUW, who would know better about how DB2 works!?!? Enjoy our replay! Watch and learn...


Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

Wow. My head is still spinning. I think I just had a large glass of IBM BLU punch. Great job Matt, and thanks for being our guest and sharing best practices information with our DB2 community.

DB2 LUW BLU - Topics Cloud

Here are just a few things that you are going to learn about: DB2_WORKLOAD, DB2 compression, actionable compression, SIMD, data skipping, MON_GET_TABLE, AVG_COLS_REF_PER_QUERY, operating system recommendations, CPU, Core, and Memory recommendations, DFT_TABLE_ORG, SORTHEAP, SHEAPTHRES_SHR, AUTO_REORG, autoconfigure using mem_percent 90 (if database owns the server), tablespace best practices, define columns as NOT NULL (if possible), informational constraints, use LOAD to populate, sort before load, need ample memory for UTIL_HEAP_SZ, SYSCAT.TABLES, PCTENCODED, PCTPAGESAVED, LOGBUFSZ, When Inserting, Commit in large batches (greater than 1,000) if possible, and, of course, MORE!

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