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New from IBM Redbooks: IBM Db2 13 for z/OS Performance Topics

By Paul McWilliams posted Fri January 27, 2023 03:41 PM


The first edition of IBM Db2 13 for z/OS Performance Topics is now available from IBM Redbooks! It provides performance comparisons between Db2 13 and Db2 12, including high-level performance expectations when you migrate to Db2 13.

Db2 13 delivers significant innovations that can improve your ability to make well-informed business decisions. As the industry's first relational database that integrates AI into SQL queries, Db2 13 combines deep-learning capabilities with advanced IBM Z technologies to reveal hidden relationships across tables and views in your Db2 data.

Just as with earlier releases, Db2 13 continues to enhance availability, scalability, security, and resiliency, and applies optimization to improve the performance of your operational processes. These improvements include:

  • New business insights without complex AI application deployment
  • Scalability and performance improvements through smarter optimization without needing
  • tuning actions
  • Highly available system management with greater resiliency and flexibility
  • Greater insights in managing complex enterprise systems

IBM Db2 13 for z/OS Performance Topics also provides measurements are for key performance features that were delivered in Db2 12 with continuous delivery, and the Db2 ecosystem, since IBM Db2 12 for z/OS Performance Topics was published in September 2017. These features include various IBM Z platform synergy items and new features that were added in IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator, IBM Db2 for z/OS Data Gate, and IBM Db2 AI for z/OS.