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DB2 Version 8 - How we got there... (Best NA User/Overall Speaker) (F03)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2006

DATE: 2006-10-2 (16:15 - 17:15)
SPEAKERS: David Simpson (TransUnion)

We’ve all heard a lot about the great new features of DB2 for z/OS Version 8. It can be difficult to get there due to the complexity of the migration path. This presentation explores our early experiences with Version 8 with an emphasis on what to expect in compatibility mode. This migration requires much more planning than past migrations.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate


V8 migration modes

Implementation planning

What happens in compatibility mode

Optimizer changes

Utility changes

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