BMC has announced new SmartDBA data Edition software via its PowerCenter 6.2
management tools for DB2 UDB. data integration product. Through
SmartDBA Performance Management v2.5 parallelism technology, it can apparently
provides event management, diagnostics, insert data into multi-node DB2 databases
visualization, administration, space ten to 20 times faster than previous releases,
management, and tuning. SQL-BackTrack while adapting to changing database cluster
v3.0 gives users access to backup and configurations.
recovery functions through the SmartDBA
Web-console. The software also lets DBAs The tests were done on p690 servers against
manage DB2 UDB, Oracle, and SQL Server a variety of DB2 node configurations. The
databases together from a common company successfully completed
SmartDBA Console. interoperability testing with IBM’s
TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server
Performance Management optimizes Model 800.
performance and availability of DB2
databases through an integrated set of expert For further information contact:
DBA tools, all managed from a centralized Informatica, 2100 Seaport Boulevard,
Web console. v2.5 gets enhanced monitoring Redwood City, CA 94063, USA.
capabilities via integrated common alerts Tel: (650) 385 5000.
which enable DBAs to monitor, tune, and URL: http://www.informatica.com/
manage space within DB2 UDB databases. Products/data+integration/powercenter/
The combined package enables DBAs to
more easily resolve performance problems ***
regardless of the cause, whether poor space
utilization, poorly written SQL statements, IBM has announced DB2 Query
or inefficient database configuration settings. Management Facility Version 8, which
Version 3.0 of the SQL-BackTrack exploits new capabilities of DB2 V8 and has
automated backup and recovery tool is now new data visualization, solution building,
integrated with SmartDBA console. Web-enablement, and solution sharing
For further information contact:
BMC, 2101 CityWest Blvd, Houston, TX New is DB2 QMFV8 is support for DB2
77042, USA. UDB V8 functionality, including DB2 Cube
Tel: (713) 918 8800. Views, long names, Unicode, and
URL: http://www.bmc.com/solutions/ enhancements to SQL, drag-and-drop
database. building of OLAP analytics, SQL queries,
pivot tables, and other business analysis and
*** reports, and visual data ‘appliances’.
Informatica has announced new load For further information contact your local
performance software for IBM DB2 IBM representative.
Universal Database Enterprise Server URL: http://www.ibm.com/qmf.