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LOBs : Stronger and Faster in DB2 9 for z/OS (Part 2 of 2) (A11)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2007

DATE: 2007-11-7 (14:45 - 15:45)
SPEAKERS: Davy Goethals (Arcelor Technologies)

Large Objects were introduced in DB2 V6 and have really evolved since then. This presentation provides experiences and lessons learned while writing the IBM Redbook 'LOBs with DB2 for z/OS: Stronger and Faster'. It looks at the new utility features coming along with DB2 9, finally ensuring full support for LOBs. Please note that DB2 data management and application enhancements for LOBs in DB2 9 are covered in "LOBs : Stronger and Faster in DB2 9 for z/OS - Part 1 of 2"

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate


What are the new utility enhancements for LOBs introduced in DB2 9 ?

What are the main benefits for administrators ?

What is the impact on availability of LOB data ?

Understand and facilitate the recovery of LOB data

Which utility enhancements are available in DB2 V7 and DB2 V8 also ?

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