DB2 12 is classified as an in-memory data base by Gartner. It is not just a simple in-memory data base but a very smart one. In this paper, we explain one of the most innovative in memory optimizations in DB2 12.
This article discusses the new enhanced MERGE in DB2 12 from the user perspective.
Did you know that you can issue SQL statement to Db2 for z/OS using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)? If not, make sure you read this new brand article!
Just recently, I've came across a video on YouTube about catching the early wave of DB2 12. Yes, DB2 12 is out for some time so it is the right time to start surfing!
XMLModify function is introduced in DB2 10 for z/OS to do sub-document update, without reparsing the whole document. There is a big performance saving if the change is small when comparing to the size of the document.