DBA's are notoriously conservative when it comes to migrating data to new types of objects. Our theme seems to be "if it ain't broke, don't fix it!" IBM has decided to encourage those of us on DB2 for z/OS to migrate our data to Universal Table Spaces (UTS) by essentially deprecating non UTS space
How to automate Db2 for z/OS utility jobs from application programs? Have you considered DSNUTILU stored procedure as a part of DevOps? Learn more in this article.
In the early days of DB2 for z/OS, pretty much every change to a table would result in an unload-drop-recreate-load of the table. This article will talk about how the ALTER table in DB2 12 for z/OS has evolved from DB2 11 for z/OS and what you need to know from a practical point of view.
In DB2 11
In March 2016, IBM introduced a new certification test for DB2 for z/OS - C2090-320 DB2 11 Fundamentals for z/OS. It is an entry level test that opens the door for other more advanced certifications. Let's here go through and review all test sections.
In February 2016 the DB2 12 Editorial Committee was formed, comprised of volunteers from IDUG’s worldwide community of DB2 users and consultants. This White Paper contains their findings, including practical experiences and independent evaluations of the new features.