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.
Have you heard about the Lateral join? In short - lateral join or lateral correlation is simply a reference in a nested table expression to a column of a table identified at the same level in the FROM clause. Learn the basics in this article.
This article explores the settings that take advantage of the Db2 for z/OS continuous delivery features when dynamic SQL applications are using a JDBC type 4 connection.
Db2 12 has been available for over 2 years and many customers have migrated to Db2 12 Function level 500. Function Level (FL) 500 enables all the new Db2 12 base capability. However, changes are needed at the client, and potentially at the server, to exploit FL 501 and above.
Beginning with your migration to Db2 12 for z/OS, you will be embarking on a new journey called continuous delivery. This new way of delivering new features into IBM program products such as Db2 for z/OS will change the migration process and the way you deal with applications going forward.