DB2 Version 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Monitoring enhancements

Version 9.7 includes many enhancements that make monitoring DB2® environments more comprehensive with higher granularity of control.

DB2 Version 9.7 accelerates problem solving through new point in time and event monitoring. You can now better understand what is happening inside your DB2 data server by using the new comprehensive monitoring information designed to address common diagnostic problems. Since the new monitoring is also more efficient, this new level of understanding does not have a high impact on performance.

Version 9.7 includes a new monitoring infrastructure that you can access through new table functions and new event monitors. This infrastructure is a superior alternative to the existing system monitor, event monitors, snapshot commands, and snapshot SQL interfaces. This infrastructure provides the following benefits:

The following monitoring enhancements provide new monitoring information to address performance problems and other situations: