Each new release of DB2 brings changes to the utilities suite, and new release DB2 11 is no exception. The importance of these changes can have a big impact on the work of a DBA. The purpose of this article is to introduce some of those features.
In the past, it was up to the user to organize not only the archiving process, but also ensure proper coding of SQL to include or exclude the archive data. This article provides an overview of the new transparent archive capabilities introduced by DB2 11 for z/OS.