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There are a number of questions related to the new ability of DB2 ver10 to support the compression of it's SMF trace data sets that are listed and addressed below: 1. If this option is enabled in DB2, where will the additional CPU cycles be consumed to perform the writing of compressed SMF records? Will it be in one of the DB2 address spaces or in the SMF address space? 2. What is the expected CPU percentage increase if SMFCOMP is turned ON in DB2?
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