Category Archives: DB2 10

DB2 10 for z/OS – New feature announcement

DB2 10 for z/OS has been GA since October 2010, but one or two features weren’t quite ready at that time. One of the more eagerly awaited enhancements extend the access path management capabilities of DB2 10, via the APREUSE … Continue reading

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DB2 10 for z/OS – Why IT Executives Need to Take Note

This release of DB2 10 for z/OS should make IT executives sit up and listen when their technical teams come to them with their upgrade justifications and this is why…. At the end of October 2010 IBM launched the latest version … Continue reading

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Temporal Data and other DB2 10 for z/OS Highlights

Most IT systems need to keep historical as well as current information. Previously, these kinds of requirements would have involved the DBA and application developers spending valuable time creating and testing the code and associated database design to support the … Continue reading

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What’s new in DB2 Administration Tool 10.1 for z/OS

August 2, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, 3:00 p.m. GMT, 4:00 p.m. British Summer Time Join IBM for this complimentary webcast and in one hour you can learn about new features in a product you use on a … Continue reading

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New DB2 10 for z/OS Migration Services

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve launched a range of DB2 10 migration services covering planning, implementation and training. The different services cover everything from a 1 hour management overview to fully interactive migration workshops and implementation support.  We’re also providing a … Continue reading

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DB2 10 for z/OS Documentation Updates

DB2 10 Update The long-awaited DB2 Performance Topics Redbook is nearly ready! A draft is now available at http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redpieces/abstracts/SG247942.html?Open&myns=swgimgmt&mynp=OCSSEPEK&mync=R  and anyone interested in learning more about the technical implementation of those lovely new DB2 10 features should take a look. … Continue reading

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Our favourite new features in DB2 10 z/OS – part 4

Security Extensions In DB2 10 new authorities have been introduced to separate data administration and data access: Security Administrator (SECADM) System DBA (SYSTEM DBADM) Data Administrator (DATAACCESS) Performance Specialist (SQLADM) New row and column data access policy controls have been … Continue reading

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Our favourite new features in DB2 10 z/OS – part 3

Temporal Data Most IT systems need to keep historical as well as current information.  Previously, these kinds of requirements would have involved the DBA and application developers spending valuable time creating and testing the code and associated database design to … Continue reading

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Our favourite new features in DB2 10 z/OS – part 2

Virtual Storage Enhancements In V8 IBM began a major project to transform DB2 into a 64-bit RDBMS.  The groundwork was laid to provide some scalability improvements but a lot of DBM1 objects remained below the 2GB bar. In the DB2 … Continue reading

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Our favourite new features in DB2 10 z/OS – part 1

CPU/Performance Improvements Most releases of DB2 in the past have kept performance regression very low, with customers typically taking a CPU hit of less than 5% out of the box (and all or some of that could usually be clawed … Continue reading

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