Enhancing SAP by Using DB2 9 for z/OS

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 16 July 2007, updated 10 April 2009

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ISBN-10: 0738489026
ISBN-13: 9780738489025
IBM Form #: SG24-7239-00
(270 pages)

Authors: Lydia Parziale, Hyun Baek, Javier Chavez, Vince Crose, Giovanni Grita, Theodor Kuebler, Georg Mayer, Heinz Ruflair, Mary Siart, Johannes Schuetzner


This IBM Redbooks publication presents many of the new and improved features and functions of DB2 V9.1 for z/OS and DB2 Connect V9.1. It explains how they complement and benefit your SAP NetWeaver environment. This book also shares some of our experiences in migrating our DB2 V8 SAP data sharing environment to DB2 9 for z/OS with a minimal amount of outage.

This book is written for SAP and DB2 administrators. Knowledge of these products and of the z/OS environment is assumed.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. DB2 9 for z/OS new and improved functions overview
Chapter 2. Facilitating DB2 subsystem cloning
Chapter 3. New and enhanced data types
Chapter 4. New and enhanced index capabilities
Chapter 5. Reporting statistical data
Chapter 6. Security
Chapter 7. Optimized recovery
Chapter 8. New functions for SAP high availability in DB2 9 for z/OS
Chapter 9. DB2 Connect V9.1
Chapter 10. SAP with System z Integrated Information Processor
Chapter 11. Performance topics
Chapter 12. New in SQL
Chapter 13. Administration
Chapter 14. Enhancements to manage and administer SAP on DB2 9 for z/OS
Chapter 15. Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex
Chapter 16. Benefits of DB2 9 for z/OS to SAP BI
Appendix A. Migration technique
Appendix B. Project test environment
Appendix C. zIIP measurements
Appendix D. Work file and temporary table space changes

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