In this comprehensive overview of DB2 10, for z/OS Lori Ann Galluzzo goes through the features of DB2 10 in great detail. Each feature is discussed, along with how and when to take advantage of the feature, as well as some pitfalls and things to watch out for.
With DB2’s newly acquired ability to take time zones into account, should we now use timestamps with time zones for our increasing key values?
DB2 10.5 is best known for BLU Acceleration, which is the new columnar store for tables. Organizing tables by column rather than row can lead to dramatic improvements in elapsed time for analytical queries.
In this month with focus on "legacy migration" we last week focussed on the interaction between new technologies and DB2.This week we'll put the focus on migrating to a new release of DB2, both and z/OS and LUW. The first article deals with rebinding after migrating on DB2 for z/OS.
I hope you've enjoyed the first article on using SCALA with DB2 for z/OS. Ludovic Janssens of Infocura in Belgium, continues on this subject offering more in depth information comparing withing SCALA the data access methods Anorm, SQueryL and Slick.