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.
Sometimes, a database must be migrated to a new physical home. In this article, James Sobieski discusses these migrations and some techniques and tools available to migrate databases and, in the process, change any number of aspects. It also presents a case study from a successful complex migration.
Learn how to manage new releases and fixpacks for IBM Data Studio in this article by Phil Nelson.
For the past 30 years, our focus as DB2 for z/OS database administrators has been on the support of COBOL programs with static queries that were relatively easy to control as they were identical throughout the business logic. Static SQL provided persisted access paths in the database s