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DB2 12 for z/OS Technical Overview

January 17, 2017

I don't need to tell you that a career working with DB2 for z/OS is never boring. DB2 for z/OS continues to evolve at an ever-increasing pace. To help you keep up with all these changes, IBM has delivered a new Redbook, "DB2 12 for z/OS Technical Overview."

While continuing to deliver  availability, reliability, scalability and security for business-critical information, DB2 12 expands and improves in these other key areas:
  • Simpler and faster to install or migrate.
  • Performance and functional improvements for transactional and analytic workloads.
  • Added self-provisioning, multitenancy and self-managing capabilities to develop applications for cloud and mobile devices in an Agile development environment.

This document is intended to introduce DB2 systems programmers, DBAs and developers to the latest enhancements so they can justify an investment in DB2 12 as well as make plans to install or migrate to the new release.

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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