Efficient and realistic workload testing with IBM InfoSphere Optim Workload Replay for DB2

Using captured production workloads for more realistic and efficient tests

Thuan Bui (tqbui@us.ibm.com), Technical Enablement Specialist, IBM

Thuan BuiThuan Bui has worked at IBM for more than 25 years in development, quality assurance, customer support, performance, and management positions in database and data management technology. He currently works on the IBM Optim Solutions Technical Enablement team at Silicon Valley Lab, California.

Hassi Norlen (hnorlen@us.ibm.com), Information Developer, IBM

HassiHassi Norlén leads the information development for InfoSphere Workload Replay, and specializes in up and running documentation and user interface development by using the progressive disclosure methodology. Hassi is an information developer with InfoSphere Optim Data Management Solutions and is based in Washington, DC.

Patrick Titzler (ptitzler@us.ibm.com), Technical Enablement Specialist, IBM

PatrickPatrick currently leads technical enablement for InfoSphere Workload Replay for DB2 for z/OS and DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows, guides customers in their product evaluation efforts, and supports best practice deployments.

09 October 2014

Testing major changes in enterprise database environments is a difficult and costly task for IT organizations. In this video, we see how an IT team at a fictional outdoor equipment retailer, the Sample Outdoor company, uses IBM InfoSphere Optim Workload Replay to overcome this challenge as they prepare to implement BLU Acceleration to improve their DB2 production database performance.


14 minutes


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