DB2 in 64 Bit Mode and Hiperpools
MartinPacker 11000094DH Visits (1874)
A recent client of mine is still using Hiperpools - while in 64-bit mode (and with > 2GB of memory on each LPAR).
It is my contention that they would save CPU, and probably get better buffer pool effectiveness, if they switched to a judicious mixture of virtual pools and data space pools.
Would any reader care to relate their site's experience with this sort of reconfiguration?
In this post by
This client is on Version 7 - and I expect them to remain there for a while. I do know - from IFCID 225 (Statistics Trace Class 6) - that they can't replace the whole of their current hiperpool inventory with virtual pools. So some mixture of data space and virtual is inevitable.