IBM® Db2® 13 for z/OS® delivers a host of major new advancements for using, maintaining, and administering this enterprise-critical database platform. In parallel with the development of the IBM z16 hardware and the z/OS 2.5 operating system, Db2 13 leverages the latest transformative innovations on the IBM Z® platform to improve database performance, availability, scalability, reliability, and security. The integration of database artificial intelligence (AI) technology in Db2 13 increases too, which helps you simplify management, improve performance, and easily extract analytical insights from your data by using the SQL API.
This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the many innovations in Db2 13 and the companion products that comprise the Db2 for z/OS ecosystem. The contents of this book will help application developers, database administrators, and solution architects understand the newest capabilities of Db2 for z/OS and related tools and learn how to leverage them to get the greatest value from your database.
In addition, many Db2 12 enhancements are provided in the continuous delivery stream. This publication contains appendixes that describe the most important of the many new features that were delivered after the initial Db2 12 release.
Chapter 1. IBM Db2 13 for z/OS and the ecosystem at a glance
Chapter 2. Installing and migrating
Chapter 3. Availability and scalability
Chapter 4. Performance
Chapter 5. Application management and SQL changes
Chapter 6. SQL Data Insights
Chapter 7. Security
Chapter 8. IBM Db2 for z/OS utilities
Chapter 9. Instrumentation and serviceability
Chapter 10. Machine learning and artificial intelligence infusion
Chapter 11. Development and administration tools
Chapter 12. IBM Db2 for z/OS tools support for Db2 13
Chapter 13. IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS
Chapter 14. IBM Db2 for z/OS Data Gate
Appendix A. IBM Db2 12 continuous delivery features and enhancements
Appendix B. Application development
Appendix C. Database administration
Appendix D. System administration and system management