The modern enterprise data warehouse needs to be a heterogeneous mix of integrated software to handle a wide variety of data sources both structured, semi-structured and unstructured. The combination of DB2 with Hadoop is one approach that meets the needs for this diverse set of data.
Some of the IDUG Content Committee share the items on their DB2 Christmas wish list
This blog does not have the intention to go in to full detail on the differences but to show at a high level the similarities and differences between DB2 for LUW and DB2 for z/OS.
SAP has released an interesting new white paper exploring the benefits that DB2 11 for z/OS brings to today's mission-critical SAP solutions.
There's a wealth of information available to DB2 professionals to help with DB2/SAP configuration, monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting. This article provides some useful links.