Special Guest: Scott Hayes, DBI Software
Sage DB2 LUW Performance Advice
Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary
According to our polling questions, most DBAs have seen IBM program "db2advis" recommend multiple indexes for a solution. Also, when multiple indexes are recommended, most DBAs spend 30 to 240 minutes agonizing over which of the indexes are the most valuable or important.
As you'll see in this presentation, and as you've probably experienced, the "benefit" XML tag in the db2advis output is either misleading, inaccurate, or grossly wrong. During this presentation, you will learn the correct way to calculate the value of each recommended index via two methods: index addition and index subtraction.
After seeing this presentation at IDUG North America in Philadelphia 2015, my dear friend Ember Crooks wasted no time testing these index analysis methods and then blogging about them. Ember has saved me a lot of typing time, so be sure to check her blog post for more details in addition to the video replays and PDF materials provided below.
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Episode #168, 8 January 2016, DB2 LUW Sage Advice Part 2: Advanced Index Benefit Analysis with host and guest Scott Hayes!
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BONUS! PDF Handout!
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