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Did you miss APAR status notifications for Db2 for z/OS?

With IBM My Notifications , you can subscribe to stay informed of critical IBM software support updates, and take a proactive approach to problem prevention. You can receive support content tailored to your needs, including immediate notifications of security bulletins and flashes, and daily...

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Tamper-proof audit policies in Db2 12 function level 509

By Jennie Chang and Gayathiri Chandran . Function level 509 in Db2 12 for z/OS introduces support for tamper-proof audit policies. The new tamper-proof feature provides the capability to define an audit policy that prevents audit trails from being unnecessarily modified or...

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Announcing Db2 for z/OS Virtual Master Class dates for 2021

Db2 for z/OS Development is again offering a week-long virtual Db2 for z/OS Master Class,led by Distinguished Engineer,John Campbell, for experienced Db2 for z/OS System Engineers and Database Administrators. This is a fee based class costing US$2500 per person. During this class, John will...

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Announcing Function Level 509 in Db2 12 for z/OS

You can now activate function level 509 in your Db2 12 for z/OS environment after you apply the PTF for APAR PH33015 . Function level 509 introduces the following new capabilities in Db2 12. Support for tamper-proof audit policies Tamper proof audit policies cannot be...

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Coming soon: a new documentation experience for all IBM products

Update: See our follow-on blog entry for information about how to preview IBM Documentation. A wise person once said "the only constant is change," and it is perhaps more true in technology than any other industry. With that in mind, the Db2 for z/OS Information Development team wants to...

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Db2 for z/OS Redirected Recovery with the RECOVER utility

By Kate Wheat, Laura Kunioka-Weis, and Haakon Roberts With the new redirected recovery feature of Db2 for z/OS, you can test and validate your recovery procedures and performance without impacting the availability of production systems or applications. This feature can eliminate the need to...

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Announcing IBM Db2 for z/OS Developer Extension 0.5.0

By Kendrick Ren and Eric Radzinski We're pleased to announce that the next iteration of IBM Db2 for z/OS Developer Extension is now available as a free download from the Visual Studio Code Marketplace . Building upon the features that were delivered in its initial release , Db2 Developer...

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Migrate data from multi-table deprecated table spaces to UTS in function level 508

By Jennie Chang, Paul McWilliams, and Regina Liu . You can activate function level 508 in Db2 12 for z/OS, after you apply the PTF for APAR PH29392 . Function level 508 introduces the capability to move data from multi-table simple or multi-table segmented (non-UTS)...

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Take a new look at fast index traversal (FTBs) in Db2 12

By Akiko Hoshikawa and Paul McWilliams. The fast index traversal feature of Db2 12 (often called "FTB" for "fast traverse blocks") delivers valuable Db2 transaction performance improvements without the need for application changes. FTBs use a cache-friendly optimized in-memory structure...

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Akiko Hoshikawa named IBM Distinguished Engineer!

<Drum roll please > It is my great pleasure to announce that on September 1, 2020, Akiko Hoshikawa was appointed IBM Distinguished Engineer, Db2 for z/OS and Integrated AI. In her new role, Akiko will continue in her Db2 performance role and expand her leadership to the fusion of...

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