When configuring DB2, default equals danger

May 12, 2004

[From SearchDatabase.com]

ORLANDO, Fla. -- While most DBAs think they are aware of the various configurations that are required to build a high-performance DB2 database, one expert said too many database pros settle for program defaults that can cause inefficiencies and even system failures.

Danny Arnold, a member of IBM's advanced DB2 technical support team who spoke Tuesday at the International DB2 Users Group (IDUG) conference, offered an array of technical tips and default changes to enhance performance.

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