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How to look up DB2 user authority (LDAP Plug-in)

30-Jan-09

If you are using the DB2 LDAP Plug-in on a Unix OS, you can use the ldapsearch utility to determine if users have the proper database authority. This is a quick cheatsheet with examples on how to use ldapsearch.

db2pd: Rapidly Evolving DB2 Performance Tool

29-Dec-08

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.