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IBM Db2 13 for z/OS and Db2 AI for z/OS 1.5 are now generally available (GA)

Db2 13 for z/OS delivers leading-edge AI innovations and enhancements, reinforcing it as the foundation for enterprise computing and a key component of an enterprise hybrid cloud infrastructure and data fabric.  Significant innovations and new capabilities include:

  • Industry-first integrated approach to developing and deploying AI insights within applications via Db2 SQL Data Insights
  • Enhanced resiliency, efficiency, and application stability for unparalleled availability
  • Synergy with IBM z16 for enhanced efficiency and business recovery
  • Simplified database management and upgrades to help accelerate feature adoption and time to value 

Db2 AI for z/OS 1.5 delivers new features to further improve Db2 for z/OS performance

  • Unique operational insights and deeper drill down into Db2 system health
  • Enhanced distributed thread management, filtering client information in addition to the IP address
  • Profile management, profile recommendations and insights drill down by client user IDs and application names in the Distributed Connection Control function for Db2 13 for z/OS VUE will be delivered through continuous delivery
  • Support packages with multiple versions in SQL Optimization
  • Better operational control over Db2 AI for z/OS processing

Hear how Db2 AI for z/OS can help your Db2 systems run at peak performance with greater efficiency and resiliency. 

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  • Db2 13 for z/OS improves insert performance for partition-by-growth (PBG) table spaces by introducing a new cross-partition search algorithm. PBG table spaces were designed to solve the 64G size limitation of segmented table spaces. Db2 manages PBG ...

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  • As announced, the general availability of Db2 13 for z/OS was May 31, 2022, and I’m excited to announce that the online product documentation for Db2 13 for z/OS was available available at the same time! As with every Db2 release, there a lot ...

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