Performance Tuning for Content Manager

An IBM Redbooks publication

Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.

Published 31 July 2006

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ISBN-10: 0738495646
ISBN-13: 9780738495644
IBM Form #: SG24-6949-01
(484 pages)

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Authors: Wei-Dong Zhu, Vijay Hubert Dominic, Stephen McNulty, Ludger Schaefers, Paul Walker, Zhenghong Yang


This IBM Redbooks publication deals with performance tuning for IBM DB2 Content Manager Version 8 for Multiplatforms. It is aimed at architects, designers, and system administrators of Content Manager systems.

The book starts with an introduction to performance tuning basics, and define performance and how it is measured. We describe performance methodology and the performance improvement process, along with a set of general guidelines you should use when planning a new system or maintaining and improving an existing system.

After a summary of best practices for Content Manager system performance in a check list, we go into detail about tuning the operating system, DB2, WebSphere Application Server, and Tivoli Storage Manager for Content Manager.

In addition, we include discussion about performance monitoring, analysis, and tracing. Our troubleshooting guidance uses real-life scenarios, and there is a case study to further show you how to troubleshoot. At the end, we include Content Manager maintenance information to ensure that your system is performing at its best.

Written for architects, developers, and system administrators, this book serves as a guide to help you from day one of the system planning and channel you through the right path for a successful running system.

Table of contents

Part 1. Architecture and technology overview
Chapter 1. Content Manager
Chapter 2. Content Manager base products

Part 2. Performance tuning overview and planning
Chapter 3. Performance tuning basics
Chapter 4. Planning for performance
Chapter 5. Designing and configuring for performance

Part 3. Performance tuning details
Chapter 6. Best practices for Content Manager system performance
Chapter 7. Tuning operating systems for Content Manager
Chapter 8. Tuning DB2 for Content Manager
Chapter 9. Tuning WebSphere for Content Manager
Chapter 10. Tuning TSM for Content Manager

Part 4. Monitoring, troubleshooting, and maintenance
Chapter 11. Performance monitoring, analysis, and tracing
Chapter 12. Troubleshooting performance problems
Chapter 13. Case study
Chapter 14. Maintenance

Appendix A. Performance tuning guidelines for a Document Manager system

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