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LOBs : Stronger and Faster in DB2 9 for z/OS (Part 1 of 2) (C05)

Topic: 2008 NA

Subtopic: DB2 for z/OS

DATE: 2008-5-20 (09:15 AM - 10:15 AM)
SPEAKERS: Patric Becker (Sparkassen Informatik GmbH & Co. KG)

Large Objects were introduced in DB2 Version 6 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' and looks at new LOB features coming along with DB2 9, simplifying their usage for users and administrators. Please note that DB2 utilitites for LOBs in DB2 9 are covered in "LOBs : Stronger and Faster in DB2 9 for z/OS - Part 2 of 2".

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate


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

What are the main benefits for data management ?

What are the main benefits for application programmers ?

What is new about locking for LOBs in DB2 9 ?

What is the impact for existing applications dealing with LOBs ?

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