IBM i on Power Systems workshops

SAP on IBM i: DB2 Optimization


Workshop code SQLOPTSAPoni Skill level Intermediate
Duration 3.5 days Delivery type Classroom or instructor led distance learning
Workshop type Public or Private on-site Start date 9 September 2014
Public price USD $2,000 plus tax Location Rochester, MN
Class language English

Learn a methodology for tuning IBM DB2 for i Structured Query Language (SQL) data access and query processing for optimum performance in an SAP environment.

Explore the science and art behind the DB2 for i query optimizer and how they relate to database performance. Learn the methods and strategies used by the database engine to run SQL queries.

Discuss and use the various database performance parameters and both IBM i and SAP tools that assist in database performance monitoring, analysis and tuning.


IBM i (previously i5/OS) database engineers, performance analysts, system administrators, and SAP Basis administrators who are concerned about SQL and query performance. The workshop is tailored for individuals running SAP on IBM i.


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