Within a few months we’ll have DB2 11 for z/OS, which contains some important enhancements to DB2’s pureXML feature. In this article, Isaac Yassin takes a look back at DB2’s previous XML support before previewing some of the new features introduced in DB2 11.
As with any new release of DB2 for z/OS there comes a host of SQL performance improvements. In this article, Dan Luksetich outlines a few interesting SQL enhancements coming our way in DB2 11 for z/OS.
It's easier than ever to migrate Oracle applications to DB2. IDUG has organized a list of IBM Redbooks and IDUG conference presentations from IBM experts and from real-world DB2 users who've already made the switch.
Performance applies to people as well as processes. DBAs need to keep on their toes, take on all sorts of responsibilities, and keep themselves current. Robert Goodman of Florida Hospital tells us how to be a highly effective DBA!