Monday, February 12, 2007

DB2 for z/OS Versions

Hi DB2 user,

You will find below information about DB2 for z/OS Versions:

Versions 5 and 6
DB2 for OS/390 Version 5 End of Service date was 31 December 2002.
DB2 UDB for OS/390 Version 6 End of Service was 30 june 2005.
Documentation is still available on IBM's website:

Version 7
IBM officially announced End of Service is planned on 30 june 2008:

Version 8
Version 8 documentation has been updated (February 2007) :

Version 9
Beta of version 9 (QPP) is available since 9 June 2006:

Here is a new presentation about features of Version 9:
DB2 9 - What's In There For SAP and Other Enterprise Applications
by Namik Hrle (IBM SVL)

Here is the official list of versions (IBM Software Support Lifecyle) :