Monday, June 11, 2007

Redbook DB2 9 for z/OS Technical Overview

Hi DB2 User,

IBM just published a new Redbook, "DB2 9 for z/OS Technical Overview, SG24-7330-00" :

IBM® DATABASE 2 Version 9.1 for z/OS® (DB2® 9 for z/OS throughout this publication) is the thirteenth release of DB2 for MVS™. It brings improved synergy with the zSeries® hardware and more opportunities drive business value in the following areas:

- Business insight innovations
- Cost savings through optimized innovations
- Business resiliency innovations

This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the enhancements made available with DB2 9 for z/OS. Its scope is to help DB2 for z/OS users understand the functions offered by DB2 9, justify their investment in installing or migrating, and start plannig for prerequisites in exploiting the key new capabilities.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. DB2 9 for z/OS at a glance
Part 1. Subsystem functions
Chapter 2. zSynergy
Chapter 3. Scalability
Chapter 4. Availability
Chapter 5. Data sharing
Part 2. Application functions
Chapter 6. SQL
Chapter 7. Application enablement
Chapter 8. XML
Chapter 9. e-business and connectivity
Part 3. Operations and performance
Chapter 10. Security
Chapter 11. Utilities
Chapter 12. Installation and migration
Chapter 13. Performance
Appendix A. DB2 Tools for z/OS

More information
- Several IBM presentations about DB2 9 for z/OS are available on IBM's website



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