developerWorks: DB2 Memory and File Cache Performance Tuning on Linux

“Database systems running on the Linux platform have become a
foundation for critical business applications. DB2 Universal
Database (DB2 UDB) utilizes the Linux platform well by leveraging a
designed feature set unique to this platform.

“This article summarizes issues related to memory utilization
and file caching on Linux. Learn about the advantages of specific
DB2 features to best manage these resources from a DB2 database

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