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IBM DB2 12 for z/OS Technical Overview

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 13 December 2016, updated 03 July 2019

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ISBN-10: 0738442305
ISBN-13: 9780738442303
IBM Form #: SG24-8383-00

Authors: Meg Bernal, Tammie Dang and Acacio Ricardo Gomes Pessoa

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    IBM® DB2® 12 for z/OS® delivers key innovations that increase availability, reliability, scalability, and security for your business-critical information. In addition, DB2 12 for z/OS offers performance and functional improvements for both transactional and analytical workloads and makes installation and migration simpler and faster. DB2 12 for z/OS also allows you to develop applications for the cloud and mobile devices by providing self-provisioning, multitenancy, and self-managing capabilities in an agile development environment.

    DB2 12 for z/OS is also the first version of DB2 built for continuous delivery.

    This IBM Redbooks® publication introduces the enhancements made available with DB2 12 for z/OS. The contents help database administrators to understand the new functions and performance enhancements, to plan for ways to use the key new capabilities, and to justify the investment in installing or migrating to DB2 12.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Overview

    Chapter 1. DB2 12 for z/OS at a glance

    Chapter 2. Continuous delivery

    Part 2. Subsystem

    Chapter 3. Scalability

    Chapter 4. Availability

    Chapter 5. Data sharing

    Part 3. Application functions

    Chapter 6. SQL

    Chapter 7. Application enablement

    Chapter 8. Connectivity and administration routines

    Part 4. Operations and performance

    Chapter 9. Administrator function

    Chapter 10. Security

    Chapter 11. Utilities

    Chapter 12. Installation and migration

    Chapter 13. Performance

    Appendix A. Information about IFCID changes

    Appendix B. Additional material


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