Using JSON is a lot easier than using XML. Manually editing a document is much more manageable and adjusting the structure is quick and easy. It is also easier to create an invalid JSON document without knowing it.
A lot of customers are confused about Db2 for z/OS JSON capability and Native REST services. They think they are the same thing. In fact, they are completely different. In this article, I will describe the difference and share the questions I have been asked many times.