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IBM Optim Performance Manager for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Cómo optimizar el rendimiento y tunear IBM DB2

Optim Performance Manager Extended Edition, a follow-on to DB2 Performance Expert, is one of the key product of the IBM Optim Solution. Optim Performance Manager Extended Edition provides a comprehensive, proactive performance management approach. It helps organizations resolve emergent database problems before they impact the business.

This book describes the architecture and the components of Optim Performance Manager Extended Edition. We provide information for planning the deployment of Optim Performance Manager and detail steps for successful installation, activation, and configuration of Optim Performance Manager and the Extended Insight client.

Optim Performance Manager delivers new paradigm in terms of how it is used to monitor and manage database and database application performance issues. We describe individual product dashboards and reports and discuss, with various scenarios, how they can be used to identify, diagnose, prevent, and solve database performance problems.

Chapter 1. Optim Performance Manager overview
Chapter 2. Planning
Chapter 3. Installing and configuring Optim Performance Manager
Chapter 4. Getting to know Optim Performance Manager
Chapter 5. Monitoring I/O utilization
Chapter 7. Analyzing locking problems
Chapter 8. Extended Insight analysis
Chapter 9. Troubleshooting failing transactions alert
Chapter 10. Integration with Tivoli monitoring components
Chapter 11. Workload Manager configuration tool
Chapter 12. Monitoring SAP environments
Appendix A. Managing the repository server and the repository database
Appendix B. Optim Performance Manager footprint

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Extremely pureXML in DB2 10 for z/OS

Cómo utilizar y aprovechar XML con DB2

The DB2 pureXML feature offers sophisticated capabilities to store, process and manage XML data in its native hierarchical format. By integrating XML data intact into a relational database structure, users can take full advantage of DB2’s relational data management features. 
In this IBM Redbooks publication we document the steps for the implementation of a simple but meaningful XML application scenario. We have chosen to provide samples in COBOL and Java language. The purpose being to provide an easy path to follow to integrate the XML data type for the traditional DB2 user.
We have also added considerations for the data administrator and suggested best practices for ease of use and better performance.

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. XML and DB2 for z/OS
Chapter 3. Application scenario
Chapter 4. Creating and adding XML data
Chapter 5. Validating XML data
Chapter 6. DB2 SQL/XML programming
Chapter 7. Using XML with Java
Chapter 8. Using XML with COBOL
Chapter 9. Utilities with XML
Chapter 10. XML-related tasks for the DBA
Chapter 11. Performance considerations
Appendix A. Application scenario documents

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Customizing the Informix Dynamic Server for Your Environment

Administración y desarrollo de aplicaciones con IDS, IBM Informix Dynamic Server.

In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we provide an overview of some of the capabilities of version 11 of the IBM Informix® Dynamic Server (IDS), referred to as IDS 11, that enable it to be easily customized for your particular environment. Although many capabilities are available, the focus of this book is on the areas of ease of administration and application development. We describe and demonstrate these capabilities with examples to show how it can be done and provide a model as you begin your customization.

Chapter 1. IDS and your business
Chapter 2. Optimizing IDS for your environment
Chapter 3. Enterprise data availability
Chapter 4. Robust administration
Chapter 5. The administration free zone
Chapter 6. An extensible architecture for robust solutions
Chapter 7. Easing into extensibility
Chapter 8. Extensibility in action
Chapter 9. Taking advantage of database events
Chapter 10. The world is relational
Appendix A. Additional material

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Business Intelligence Solutions on the IBM System x3850 X5 Using XIV Storage

Configuración de referencia y pruebas sobre los servidores de IBM para entornos de Data Warehouse

Business Intelligence (BI) is defined as the technology used to extract useful information from the vast amount of data that a business has been collecting over time. The information extracted can then be used by decision makers to guide their business to success.
IBM® builds, tests, and publishes reference configurations to provide clients with guidelines when sizing their BI configurations, and with the release of the new IBM eX5 servers with more processors and memory than ever before in an x86 platform, this IBM Redguide™ publication shows you how you can get the most out of one of these high-performance servers in a BI configuration. The IBM eX5 servers allow you to scale to new performance highs, process your cubes quickly, and get query results even faster than on previous-generation M2 servers.

IBM has tested and is releasing new configurations built using these key components:

  • IBM System x3850 X5
  • IBM XIV® Storage System
  • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2

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