What is IBM Db2 Performance Management Offering?

IBM Db2® Performance Management Offering is a suite of tools that helps businesses monitor, manage and improve database and application performance. It provides database administrators (DBAs) and other IT staff with the information they need to manage performance proactively and help prevent problems before they impact the business.  The Db2 Performance Management Offering is available for Db2 database, Db2 Workgroup Server Edition and Db2 Express Server Edition environments.

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Benefits

Improve performance and manageability

Helps to solve performance problems with actionable tuning recommendations for the entire workload.

Proactively prevent problems

Prevent performance problems by defining and using a more predictable database server execution environment.

Identify root cause

Diagnose the root cause of issues, and isolate problematic components across applications, networks and databases.

Features

IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager

IBM InfoSphere® Optim™ Performance Manager monitors all aspects of the database, helping you identify emergent problems and receive notifications of degrading performance or emerging resource bottlenecks. It helps you diagnose the root cause of issues and isolates problematic components across applications, networks and databases.

Supported Db2 editions

These performance management tools were primarily available with Db2 Advanced editions; however, organizations can now obtain access to these tools for Db2 Enterprise Edition, Db2 Workgroup Server Edition and Db2 Express Server Edition environments.

IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner

InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager also helps solve performance problems by delivering workloads to IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner to identify actionable tuning recommendations for the entire workload. InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner is included in the Db2 Performance Management Offering.

Db2 and Information Management

Db2 is a key component of information management, and its data server products run on a wide set of operating systems, including IBM z/OS®, IBM i, Linux, UNIX and Windows. One good way to start learning about it is to observe how real organizations use it. Learn more in this overview of Db2 and information management.