Monday, March 31, 2008

Redbooks 2004-2008 and More

Hi DB2 user,

Here is a list of Redbooks about DB2 for z/OS published or updated between 2004 and 2008, available on IBM website:

Version 9
- DB2 9 for z/OS Technical Overview, SG24-7330-00
- DB2 9 for z/OS Performance Topics, SG24-7473-00

- DB2 9 for z/OS: New Tools for Query Optimization, SG24-7421-00
- DB2 9 for z/OS Stored Procedures: Through the CALL and Beyond, SG24-7604-00
- LOBs with DB2 for z/OS: Stronger and Faster, SG24-7270-00
- Securing DB2 and Implementing MLS on z/OS, SG24-6480-01

- Enhancing SAP by Using DB2 9 for z/OS, SG24-7239-00
- Best Practices for SAP BI using DB2 9 for z/OS, SG24-6489-02

Version 8
- Version 8: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know , ... and More, SG24-6079-00
- DB2 UDB for z/OS Version 8 Performance Topics, SG24-6465-00

- Design Guidelines for High Performance and Availability, SG24-7134-00

- DB2 V8: Through the Looking Glass and What SAP Found There, SG24-7088-00
- DB2 UDB V8 and WebSphere V5 Performance Tuning and Operations, SG24-7068-00

- The Business Value of DB2 UDB for z/OS, SG24-6763-00

Other subjects
- DB2 for z/OS: Data Sharing in a Nutshell, SG24-7322-00
- Data Integrity with DB2 for z/OS, SG24-7111-00
- Disaster Recovery with DB2 UDB for z/OS, SG24-6370-00

- Powering SOA with IBM Data Servers, SG24-7259-00
- DB2 for z/OS and OS/390: Ready for Java, SG24-6435-00
- DB2 for z/OS and WebSphere: The Perfect Couple, SG24-6319-00

- DB2 for z/OS and OS/390 Version 7 Using the Utilities Suite, SG24-6289-00

- Index Compression with DB2 9 for z/OS, REDP-4345-00
- How does the MIDAW facility improve the performance ... using DB2?, REDP-4201-00
- Disk storage access with DB2 for z/OS, REDP-4187-00

- Coupling Facility Performance: A Real World Perspective, REDP-4014-00

- News on DB2 Optimization Expert and DB2 Optimization Service Center, TIPS0673
- Copying the DB2 UDB for z/OS Catalog Using the COPY Utility, TIPS0587
- SAP BW and DB2 for z/OS V8, TIPS0577

Information Center
- DB2 and IMS
- z/OS 1.7 basic skills
- z/OS 1.9 Beta
- Development Tools and Compilers
- DB2 for LUW

- z/OS Concepts, z/OS Basic Skills Information Center
- z/OS LookAt

ABCs of z/OS System Programming
- Vol 1, z/OS operating system and the hardware architecture, SG24-6981-01
- Vol 2, z/OS implementation and maintenance, defining subsystems, SG24-6982-01
- Vol 3, DFSMS, data set basics, storage management, VSAM, ... , SG24-6983-02
- Vol 4, Communication Server, TCP/IP, and VTAM (not published yet), SG24-6984-00
- Vol 5, Sysplex, System Logger, RRS, GRS, ARM, GDPS, SG24-6985-01
- Vol 6, Introduction to security, RACF , Digital certificates, ... , SG24-6986-00
- Vol 7, Printing in a z/OS environment, Infoprint Server, ... , SG24-6987-00
- Vol 8, An introduction to z/OS problem diagnosis, SG24-6988-00
- Vol 9, z/OS UNIX System Services , SG24-6989-03
- Vol 10, z/Architecture, zSeries processor design, zSeries connectivity, SG24-6990-02
- Vol 11, Capacity planning, performance, WLM, RMF, and SMF, SG24-6327-00

Introduction to the New Mainframe
- z/OS Basics, SG24-6366-00
- Large-Scale Commercial Computing, SG24-7175-00
- Networking, SG24-6772-00
- Security, SG24-6776-00