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What's New: DB2 12 for z/OS--The #1 Enterprise Database

by Anne Grubb October 18, 2016 0 Comments


DB2 12 for z/OS: The #1 Enterprise DatabaseDB2 12 has arrived! The best way to learn about the key features in this significant new release is to pick up a copy of DB2 12 for z/OS--The #1 Enterprise Database and give it a read. The latest version of IBM DB2 for z/OS, released for general availability October 21, 2016, includes a bundle of improvements sure to please database administrators, IT architects, and CIOs. DB2 12 for z/OS--The #1 Enterprise Database packs a lot of information about those improvements into a compact, 160-page read. Written by nine IBM DB2 z/OS leaders, including senior members of IBM's DB2 for z/OS development team, the book explores the new features in DB2 12, and the benefits they provide for enterprise analytics and mobile applications and for boosting DB2 performance and ROI.

The book includes the following sections:


DB2 12 for z/OS: Technical Overview and Highlights
Get a high-level overview of key changes introduced in DB2 12 for z/OS—performance for traditional workloads, performance enablers for modern applications, application enablement, RAS, and migration and prerequisites.

DB2 12 for z/OS: What’s the Latest from the Optimizer for Improved Query Performance?
Explore the Optimizer enhancements in DB2 12, and learn how they boost performance for DB2 workloads.

Build a DB2 12 for z/OS Mobile Application Using IBM MobileFirst
Walk through building a DB2 for z/OS mobile application using IBM MobileFirst Developer Edition, using an easy-to-adapt example.

IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator: A Revolution in Performance
Find out how organizations can improve analytic insight with the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator, which features an extremely fast data-intensive query engine provided by IBM PureData for Analytics, powered by IBM Netezza technology, and can transform how organizations interact with their DB2 systems.

Making Data Simple and Accessible: The Role of Technology in Delivering Analytic Results
Learn about IBM’s hybrid computing solution that lets you run high-volume business transactions, batch reporting, and complex analytic queries concurrently—delivering business-critical analytics insights that are more timely, accurate, and secure.

Want to preview the book before you buy? Click the Look Inside the Book tab on the book's product page to download sample pages. The book is now available in the MC Press Bookstore at our everyday discount prices.

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