How to improve the health and life of your DB2 management
People constantly seek ways to to better their day-to-day lives by improving their health. Find out how the same approach applies to DB2 management.
We’ve all seen them: ads that promote programs or goods to help improve your life, selling everything from super foods, to exercise equipment and even fashion. The concept is simple: improve your health and you think clearer, perform better and look great.
So how come you’re not doing the same for your DB2® for z/OS® (DB2) environment? Now, this may sound strange, but think about it:
In my earlier blog post, I mentioned my preference for a holistic approach to overall DB2 database management: DBAs must possess the experience, knowledge and tools designed to ensure optimal database and SQL performance, providing efficient administration and reliable backup and recovery of DB2 databases, systems and apps. This cannot be accomplished without thoughtful planning and execution of an action-oriented goal to remove complexity.
How aware are you of your DB2 environment? If like many, you find that it’s too complex, you need to ask: where do you start to improve? The standard DB2 answer is: it depends. Think for a minute about the challenges you are facing. Perhaps it could be:
But what if your data management approach could be effectively simplified to deliver the level of support and innovation that’s now expected of your organization?
You’d be able to:
Physical trainers are devoted to drive their customers to higher levels of fitness. DBAs are devoted to driving higher levels of performance from their databases, systems and apps. Your staff can function as IT fitness coaches when they have the automated capabilities to:
This ability to continuously monitor and rapidly address performance issues is what your IT team needs to avoid downtime and deliver 24×7 data and application availability.
Just like your New Year’s resolution to commit to improving your health, the same is true for simplifying DB2 management: get started, and don’t procrastinate.
If you need guidance with exactly where to start, we at CA can help. We would like to offer you a no-cost, no-obligation on-site assessment that could help improve your user experience, improve performance, empower staff skills, create business value and so much more.
The Database Management solutions from CA Technologies provide DB2 performance management, database administration, and database backup and recovery using innovative technology that helps you proactively manage DB2 for z/OS environments and enhance the overall business value provided by your DB2 applications.
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