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Foglight for DB2 LUW

Scalable, Web-Based, 24x7 Database Monitoring

No other DB2 database monitoring tool has the power to accelerate problem resolution like Foglight® for DB2. It provides constant remote database monitoring and correlates performance data from across your technology stack. It guides you through response time and wait event analyses, so you instantly understand existing and developing database performance conditions. Plus, our IntelliProfile technology ensures a thriving post-change database environment to help eliminate deployment risks. Foglight for DB2 empowers you to take action immediately and maximize your DB2 database resources.

Features

  • Global View – Determine your most critical instance alarms and immediately take action to resolve performance issues, both for DB2 and across other database platforms.
  • Built-In Intelligence – Understand the health and activity of your DB2 enterprise with a variety of integrated management and performance views, as well as pop-up advice with correlated workflows.
  • Adaptive Baselines – Track performance using automatic detection and calculation of normal ranges for all metrics, and receive alerts about deviations from normal activity.
  • Automatic Instance Discovery – Deploy Foglight capabilities rapidly and painlessly with automatic instance discovery or specific hosts. Manually add instances as needed.
  • Rich Historical Data – Navigate easily through performance diagnostics and alarm data to resolve recent performance issues from any drill-down screen.
  • Enterprise Configuration Management – Centralize administration and configuration, and customize individual connections.
  • Alarm Workflow – Manage and annotate alarms, set up blackouts, and search for past solutions.
  • Easy Integration – Integrate Foglight for DB2 seamlessly with other end-to-end enterprise monitors.
  • Wait-State Analysis – Diagnose wait statistics to easily determine where waits are occurring and what is causing the event.
  • Wizard-Driven Installation – Use a powerful wizard to easily install and configure Foglight as a standalone solution, or add DB2 monitoring to your existing infrastructure.
  • Drag-and-Drop Reporting – Create custom views and reports using the data collected by Foglight.

Sys Reqs

System Requirements

Before installing the Foglight Cartridge for IBM DB2 LUW 5.5.5, ensure your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:

Operating System
ESE version 8.1.5 or later
ESE version 9.1 or laterESE version 9.5ESE version 9.7
IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3 (32-bit)
yes
yes
yesyes
IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3 (64-bit)
yes
yes
yesyes
IBM AIX 6.1 (64-bit)
no
yes
yesyes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 (Linux 2.6, 32-bit)
yes
yes
yesno
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 & 5.0 (Linux 2.6, 64-bit x86 and AMD64)
yes
yes
yesyes
Sun Solaris 8, 9, 10 (SPARC only, 32-bit)
yes
no
noyes
Sun Solaris 9, 10 (SPARC only, 64-bit)
yes
yes
yesyes
Novell SuSE 9 and 10 SLES on Linux 2.6 (32 and 64 bit - x86 and AMD x64)
yes
yes
yesno
Windows 2003 (x86, 32-bit)
yes
yes
yesyes
Windows 2003 (x86_64, 64-bit, see CR-0234166)
yes
yes
yesyes
Windows 2003 (x86_64, 64-bit, Itanium, see the note below)yesyesnono

Notes:

  • Quest support for the HP-UX 11i (11.11) PA-RISC (32-bit and 64-bit) platform has been deprecated from this release.
  • IBM is deprecating support for DB2 running on the HP-UX 11i (11.11) PA-RISC (32-bit and 64-bit) platform.
  • Quest support for DB2 versions below 8.2 has been deprecated from this release.
  • The Windows 2003 (x86_64, 64-bit, Itanium) platform is supported on ESE 8.2 and 9.1. The Itanium platform is certified for ESE 9.1.

For information about system requirements for this release, see the Foglight 5.5.5 System Requirements and Platform Support Guide.

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