SAP has released an interesting new white paper exploring the benefits that DB2 11 for z/OS brings to today's mission-critical SAP solutions.
Back in October 2013 IDUG published a comprehensive white paper covering the new features and functions of DB2 11 for z/OS from an IDUG user perspective. This blog contains some important updates!
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.
There's a wealth of information available to DB2 professionals to help with DB2/SAP configuration, monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting. This article provides some useful links.
SQL is way more than a data access language. Join author and internationally-recongised DB2 consultant Dan Luksetich for this informative and entertaining presentation on the power of SQL.