In this article, IBMers Enzo Cialini and George Baklarz provide an overview of DB2 database administration that will help Oracle DBAs who are new to DB2 get a handle of how the two database management systems differ, and how much an Oracle DBA can use their existing knowledge to manage DB2.
Many companies are planning a migration to DB2 11 for z/OS because of the support for expanding the RBA and LRSN. Planning for the expansion is a post-migration task that will require some thought. Let’s take a look at the process.
Ember Crooks presents an overview the methods available for performing skip-level migration, to get your very old, out-of-support databases running on current versions of DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows.
Sometimes, a database must be migrated to a new physical home. In this article, James Sobieski discusses these migrations and some techniques and tools available to migrate databases and, in the process, change any number of aspects. It also presents a case study from a successful complex migration.