Introducing Parameter Wednesday – DBM CFG: NUMDB

This is a new blog post format I’m introducing. I’m declaring Wednesday Parameter Day. That means each Wednesday, I’ll pick a parameter and cover it in excruciating detail. Some of the details will come straight out of the info center,…

Influential People and Moments in My Career

Sorry for the earlier 404. I think this should work. With my 15 minutes of fame as a contestant on the DB2Night Show’s DB2’s Got Talent competition, I’ve been thinking about the turning points and formative forces in my career.…

Runstats – What and Why

On looking over my previous posts, I found no fewer than 25 of them that mentioned runstats. But I wanted to cover runstats in a different level of detail. With this post, I aim to answer 2 questions – What…

Fun With 9.7 Locktimeout Analysis

I first addressed the new 9.7 methodology for deadlock and locktimeout analysis in my post Analyzing Deadlocks – The New Way. I’ve been playing with it a bit, and wanted to share what I’ve found. First of all, so far,…