May 3, 2011

Oracle and IBM workload management

When last night’s Oracle/Exadata post got too long — and before I knew Oracle would request a different section be cut — I set aside my comments on Oracle’s workload management story to post separately. Elements of Oracle’s workload management story include:

*Recall that “degrees of parallelism” in Oracle Parallel Query can now be set automagically.

One reason I split out this discussion of workload management is that I also talked with IBM’s Tim Vincent yesterday, who added some insight to what I already wrote last August about DB2/InfoSphere Warehouse workload management. Specifically:


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