SAP on IBM Z - Group home

Revised version of “Migrating SAP Systems to Db2 12 for z/OS” available now

By Wera Stoeckel posted Tue February 18, 2020 01:07 PM


IBM support of Db2 11 for z/OS is running out in September 2020; it is high time that you start moving your SAP landscape on IBM Z to Db2 12 for z/OS if you have not yet done so.

Fortunately, a completely revised version of the best practice guide “Migrating SAP Systems to Db2 12 for z/OS” is now available. It includes all the learning collected since Db2 12 for z/OS was released by SAP & IBM in October 2016. In addition, significant new information has been added in the following areas:

· System requirements

· Migration paths

· Online migration with Db2 data-sharing

· Maintenance with Db2 Continuous Delivery

The references are as following:

· SAP Note with links: 23029972303029

· Guide (short URL):

· Guide (full URL):