Administration Made Easier: Scheduling and Automation in DB2 Universal Database

The size and numbers of databases continues to grow. With DB2 DB2 UDB V8.1, tools for automation and scheduling make the administrative job much easier. This article focuses on the Task Center, which enables you to create,edit, and debug tasks; the Task Journal; the ability to run tasks in parallel and in groupings; tips for managing tasks; and possible configurations.

Jason Gartner (jgartner@ca.ibm.com), DB2 UDB Administration Tools Development, IBM Toronto Software Laboratory

Jason Gartner



11 July 2005 (First published 09 January 2003)

The size and numbers of databases continues to grow. With DB2 DB2 UDB V8.1, tools for automation and scheduling make the administrative job much easier. This article focuses on the Task Center, which enables you to create,edit, and debug tasks; the Task Journal; the ability to run tasks in parallel and in groupings; tips for managing tasks; and possible configurations.

The size and numbers of databases continues to grow. With IBM® DB2® Universal Database™ V8.1, tools for automation and scheduling make the administrative job much easier. This article focuses on the Task Center, which enables you to create,edit, and debug tasks; the Task Journal; the ability to run tasks in parallel and in groupings; tips for managing tasks; and possible configurations.

Highlights include:

  • Architectural overview
  • Creating the tools catalog database
  • Executing tasks
  • Creating tasks using the Task Center
  • Keeping a history of tasks using the journal
  • Tips for managing tasks
  • Configuring your scheduling and automation

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