Db2 for z/OS 101: Buffer Pools and Group Buffer Pools
Tori Felt, IBM
Keziah Knopp, IBM

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Are you new to Db2 for z/OS? Or new to Db2 for z/OS data sharing? Or do you want a refresher on buffer pools and group buffer pools? Buffer pools, and group buffer pools for data sharing, are key to supporting Db2 workloads. There are many aspects to understanding buffer pools and group buffer pools. 

What are they used for?

How do you size them?

What do the thresholds mean?

How do you monitor their behavior?

This session provides you the fundamentals for working with these important resources.