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IBM Optim Performance Manager for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 13 February 2011, updated 22 April 2011

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ISBN-10: 0738435163
ISBN-13: 9780738435169
IBM Form #: SG24-7925-00

Authors: Whei-Jen Chen, Ute Baumbach, Robert Borovsky, Sonali Kenge, Marcia Miskimen and Ling Xu

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    Optim™ Performance Manager Extended Edition, a follow-on to DB2® Performance Expert, is one of the key products of the IBM® Optim Solution. Optim Performance Manager Extended Edition provides a comprehensive, proactive performance management approach. It helps organizations resolve emergent database problems before they impact the business.

    This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the architecture and components of Optim Performance Manager Extended Edition. We provide information for planning the deployment of Optim Performance Manager and detail steps for successful installation, activation, and configuration of Optim Performance Manager and the Extended Insight client.

    Optim Performance Manager delivers a new paradigm in terms of how it is used to monitor and manage database and database application performance issues. We describe individual product dashboards and reports and discuss, with various scenarios, how they can be used to identify, diagnose, prevent, and solve database performance problems.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Optim Performance Manager overview

    Chapter 2. Planning

    Chapter 3. Installing and configuring Optim Performance Manager

    Chapter 4. Getting to know Optim Performance Manager

    Chapter 5. Monitoring I/O utilization

    Chapter 6. Monitoring CPU and memory usage

    Chapter 7. Analyzing locking problems

    Chapter 8. Extended Insight analysis

    Chapter 9. Troubleshooting failing transactions alert

    Chapter 10. Integration with Tivoli monitoring components

    Chapter 11. Workload Manager configuration tool

    Chapter 12. Monitoring SAP environments

    Appendix A. Managing repository server and repository database

    Appendix B. Optim Performance Manager footprint


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