The launch of DB2 on June 7, 1983, marked the birth of relational database as a cornerstone for the enterprise; 30 years later, DB2 for z/OS is still the undisputed leader in the RDBMS market and the envy of its competitors when it comes to total system availability, scalability, security, reliability, and cost effectiveness. A majority of Fortune 500 companies, including the world?s top banks, retailers, and insurance providers, store mission-critical operational data in IBM System z and DB2 for z/OS.
Why? It seems everyone offers a marketing bundle ?just like the mainframe,? and while some of these solutions have some basic capabilities, DB2 for z/OS and System z continue to lead the way with fresh capabilities to handle rapidly changing, diverse, and unpredictable workloads while maximizing resource utilization and investment.
During 2013, IBM will celebrate the 30th anniversary of DB2 with customers, business partners, users, employees, and DB2 fans all around the world. DB2 11 Early Support Program was announced in October 2012, with General Availability expected to follow shortly.
This book is packed with rich information to help you manage your IT business systems. Namik Hrle, Ruiping Li, and Wolfgang Hengstler cover the key design and operational aspects of IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator that enable DB2 for z/OS clients to benefit from faster performance, reduced CPU usage, and lower costs. Terry Purcell gives a technical overview of how IBM DB2 for z/OS Optimizer addresses key customer pains such as reducing total cost of ownership while maintaining stability and reliability. John Campbell discusses the planning stage of migrating to IBM DB2 10 and reveals secrets to ensure a successful upgrade.
Find out why DB2 is still growing after 30 years and how it is helping our customers to reduce costs and grow.
|Author Name:||John Campbell, Namik Hrle, Ruiping Li, Surekha Parekh and Terry Purcell|
|Publication Date:||May 28, 2013|
|Product Dimensions:||6 x 0.2 x 8.5 inches|
|Shipping Weight:||0.4 pounds|
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