IBM DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing Performance and Tuning

IBM DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing Performance and Tuning Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

Price: $4,000.00

The course provides a brief introduction to the main concepts of DB2 data sharing. It then looks in detail at performance monitoring and tuning in a DB2 data sharing environment. Paper lab and machine lab exercises will reinforce the lecture material.

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Intended Audience for this IBM DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing Performance and Tuning Course

  • » This is an advanced course suitable for DBAs, Systems Programmers, Operations personnel, and anyone involved with DB2 data sharing performance.

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Course Prerequisites for IBM DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing Performance and Tuning

  • » DB2 9 for z/OS System Performance Analysis and Tuning (CV950) or Equivalent experience is desirable

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IBM DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing Performance and Tuning Course Objectives

  • » z/OS Sysplex Overview
  • » Introduction to DB2 Data Sharing
  • » Monitoring Tools
  • » Coupling Facility Performance
  • » Global Caching (GBP)
  • » Global Locking
  • » Global Communication (SCA)
  • » DB2 Application Performance Considerations
  • » Discuss other additional considerations for data sharing performance

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IBM DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing Performance and Tuning Course Outline

      1. Module: 1
        1. Describe the role of z/OS components like XCF and XES in a Parallel Sysplex environment
        2. Define CFRM Policy
        3. Identify various hardware and software components of Parallel Sysplex
        4. Identify System z servers supporting Parallel Sysplex
        5. Unit 1 - z/OS Sysplex overview
        6. Unit 2 - Introduction to DB2 data sharing
        7. Unit 3 - Monitoring tools
      2. Module: 2
        1. Unit 1 - z/OS Sysplex overview
        2. Unit 2 - Introduction to DB2 data sharing
        3. Unit 3 - Monitoring tools
        4. Machine lab exercise 1 - Signaling and transport classes
        5. Machine lab exercise 2 - Page set P locks
        6. Unit 4 - Coupling facility performance
        7. Paper lab exercise 1 - Monitor coupling facility and XCF communication
      3. Module: 3
        1. Unit 1 - z/OS Sysplex overview
        2. Unit 2 - Introduction to DB2 data sharing
        3. Unit 3 - Monitoring tools
        4. Machine lab exercise 1 - Signaling and transport classes
        5. Machine lab exercise 2 - Page set P locks
        6. Unit 4 - Coupling facility performance
        7. Paper lab exercise 1 - Monitor coupling facility and XCF communication
        8. Unit 5 - Global caching (GBP)
        9. Paper lab exercise 2 - Monitor GBP
        10. Machine lab exercise 3 - BP and GBP usage and analysis
        11. Unit 6 - Global locking
      4. Module: 4
        1. Unit 1 - z/OS Sysplex overview
        2. Unit 2 - Introduction to DB2 data sharing
        3. Unit 3 - Monitoring tools
        4. Machine lab exercise 1 - Signaling and transport classes
        5. Machine lab exercise 2 - Page set P locks
        6. Unit 4 - Coupling facility performance
        7. Paper lab exercise 1 - Monitor coupling facility and XCF communication
        8. Unit 5 - Global caching (GBP)
        9. Paper lab exercise 2 - Monitor GBP
        10. Machine lab exercise 3 - BP and GBP usage and analysis
        11. Unit 6 - Global locking
        12. Paper lab exercise 3 - Monitor locks
        13. Machine lab exercise 4 - Row level locking
        14. Unit 7 - Global communication (SCA)
        15. Unit 8 - DB2 application performance considerations
      5. Module: 5
        1. Unit 1 - z/OS Sysplex overview
        2. Unit 2 - Introduction to DB2 data sharing
        3. Unit 3 - Monitoring tools
        4. Machine lab exercise 1 - Signaling and transport classes
        5. Machine lab exercise 2 - Page set P locks
        6. Unit 4 - Coupling facility performance
        7. Paper lab exercise 1 - Monitor coupling facility and XCF communication
        8. Unit 5 - Global caching (GBP)
        9. Paper lab exercise 2 - Monitor GBP
        10. Machine lab exercise 3 - BP and GBP usage and analysis
        11. Unit 6 - Global locking
        12. Paper lab exercise 3 - Monitor locks
        13. Machine lab exercise 4 - Row level locking
        14. Unit 7 - Global communication (SCA)
        15. Unit 8 - DB2 application performance considerations
        16. Unit 9 - Data sharing performance additional considerations
        17. Machine lab exercise 5 - PP locks and child lock propagation

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IBM DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing Performance and Tuning Course Benefits

  • » Design better indexes
  • » Determine how to live with the optimizer (avoid pitfalls, help when necessary)
  • » Avoid locking problems
  • » Use accounting traces to find significant performance problems in an operational application

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