DB2 performance tuning and optimization is a complex issue comprising multiple sub-disciplines and levels of expertise. Mastering all of the nuances can take an entire career. Deploying standard best practices can minimize the effort to achieve efficient DB2 applications and databases.
This white paper outlines the most important aspects and ingredients of successful DB2 for z/ OS performance management. It offers multiple guidelines and tips for improving performance within the three major performance tuning categories required of every DB2 implementation: the application, the database and the system.