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Tag Archives: DB2 Monitoring

Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control to Manage DB2


Some thoughts from Peter Suhner about the DB2 plug-in for Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) Grid Control (GC). Basically he feels as a monitoring framework it works well, but requires DB2 Health Monitor to be active.

db2pd: Rapidly Evolving DB2 Performance Tool


db2pd is a relatively new DB2 LUW performance monitoring and troubleshooting tool introduced with DB2 version 8.2. Because it retrieves information from DB2 memory sets, it does not issue latches and is therefore a very low-cost means of monitoring DB2. We present an overview of new features that have been rolled out steadily since db2pd was introduced.