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Planning and executing a DB2 11 for z/OS migration

Topic: 2014 London

Subtopic: DB2 for z/OS

This session will provide DB2 users with an understanding of the overall process of migrating to DB2 11 for z/OS, including topics such as:
o Hardware & Software Prerequisites
o Incompatibilities after migrating to V11
o Migration to Conversion Mode (Running DSNTIJTC)
o Enable New-Function-Mode
o Catalog Restructure
o Fallback - Returning to a prior release

The session will also incorporate the following advice and guidance on important pre migration planning activities, aimed at smoothing the overall migration to the new release:

o A recommended Test Strategy
o Migration Planning tasks
o Critical things that must be done
o Things to think about and plan for to eliminate issues
o Checking data consistency
o Test plan creation
o Regression test planning and capturing General Information and RMF Data

Pointers to more information available, including documents, web resources and migration planning workshops will be included.

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