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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.