Chapter 24. Monitoring and Tuning DB2 Performance

You've now made it to the last chapter, and what a chapter it promises to be! Performance tuning is a huge topic, not only because everyone has performance problems but also because they all have a particular task or process that they want to run faster. It might mean more happy users, it might mean beating the opposition to a goal, and it might mean more money—but no matter what the motivation, performance tuning is a hot issue for most database users.

DB2 provides a wealth of performance-tuning and management tools right out of the box. There's also a range of additional tools that can be downloaded for free or licensed (in addition to your DB2 software). I'll introduce you to the DB2 performance-tuning ...

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