• Nov 8, 2018 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: IDUG Malta
  • Latest Activity: Sep 2, 2021

Keri Romanufa

Chief Architect for Db2

When:Thusday, Nov 8, 2018 14:00 to 17:00
Where: Neptune III
Price: FREE



An interactive presentation (i.e. questions welcomed!), aimed at taking a peak "under the hood" into Db2 (LUW) architecture.

A wide range of Db2 architecture topics will be covered, in addition some best practices will be included.

  • Db2's overall architecture and process model – how it is the same and/or varies between
    single node, MPP and pureScale
  • Look into the on disk layout for table spaces and for objects (row, columnar, indexes, etc)
  • Logging and crash recovery – how we keep your data safe, and at the same time support
    backup and restore, HADR and replication
  • Memory management, IO, and caching (aka buffering)

Speaker Bio:

Keri is an STSM and the Chief Architect for Db2. She has been a member of the Db2 team since 1992 and has had a variety of roles in the System Test and Performance Teams, but as spend the majority of her career in Kernel Development. She has contributed to many of Db2's advances including being the Chief Engineer for the initial release of DB2 pureScale, and driving technologies such as async IO, space reclaim and storage (DMS and later automatic) and focusing on performance especially in the buffer pool area, In doing so Keri has achieved 23 patents. Her current focus area is HTAP.

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