Buffer pool analysis and tuning processes

Analyzing the performance of buffer pools and tuning a DB2® system for optimum performance is a process that can serve several purposes and that involves one or more tasks dependent on your requirements and motivations.

Different tasks take varying amounts of time, might require different levels of knowledge, and require different level of information or support. This topic outlines some typical database administrator goals and tasks. It is basically about why, what, and when something should be done.