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Running SAP Solutions with IBM DB2 10 for z/OS on the IBM zEnterprise System

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 21 January 2012

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ISBN-10: 0738436410
ISBN-13: 9780738436418
IBM Form #: SG24-7978-00

Authors: Lydia Parziale, Petra Bührer, Dr. Matthias Gimbel, Martin Hagelstrom, Maxim Kukarev, Oliver Petrik and Franz Voelker

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication highlights the key enhancements of IBM DB2® 10 for SAP. These enhancements include performance, scalability for several threads, new and more granular privileges, and auditing capabilities. This book is for IT specialists and architects who are interested in how SAP NetWeaver v7.3 interacts and uses the new features of DB2 10 for z/OS®.

    This book focuses on the SAP Business Suite of applications and how these applications run on IBM zEnterprise™ infrastructures. It begins with a brief overview of the SAP NetWeaver products and hardware and explains the software implementations when DB2 10 for z/OS is used as the database server. It highlights the SAP NetWeaver system architecture. It continues by describing how SAP products benefit from the recent developments by IBM on the hardware side with the zEnterprise 196 (z196) server, in z/OS, and in DB2 10 for z/OS.

    In addition, this Redbooks publication explains how you can extend an SAP system or change a server configuration by using the IBM zEnterprise Unified Resource Manager. It explores SAP high availability concepts, virtualization, and security enhancements of DB2 10 for SAP solutions.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Overview of IBM System z and SAP

    Chapter 2. Architectural overview of SAP NetWeaver with DB2 for z/OS

    Chapter 3. Features of DB2 10 and the zEnterprise System as applied to SAP

    Chapter 4. Installing and migrating DB2 10 and the zEnterprise System with SAP

    Chapter 5. Managing and monitoring with IBM zEnterprise UnifiedResource Manager

    Chapter 6. SAP high availability

    Chapter 7. Virtualization

    Chapter 8. Security enhancements of DB2 10 for SAP solutions

    Appendix A. SAP transaction codes

    Appendix B. Planning, preparing, and implementing the SAP landscape

    Appendix C. Additional material


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