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Management Overview: DB2 Continuous Delivery Function Level Upgrades

By Julian Stuhler

Background

With the advent of DB2 12 for z/OS, IBM has moved to a more agile approach for delivering new function to DB2 customers, known as “continuous delivery”. Major new releases of DB2 will now happen more rarely, with smaller packets of new functionality being delivered via the routine product maintenance process. This allows IBM to develop and release new features much more frequently, thereby reducing “time to value” –…

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Added by Carol Davis-Mann on July 14, 2021 at 11:08 — No Comments

Db2 for z/OS and JSON

I wrote a very short story about using the JSON/SQL support in Db2 for z/OS. I also wrote an introduction to JSON support in Db2 for z/OS article for IDUG.

The story and link to the IDUG article is here:

https://www.db2expert.com/db2expert/introduction-to-db2-for-z-os-json-sql-support/

This is a direct link to the IDUG article, but…

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Added by Daniel Luksetich on June 29, 2021 at 18:20 — No Comments

Traditional Db2 Development and Modern Database Development

This article is the first of a four-part series addressing Db2 for z/OS and modern development utilizing a Agile methodology and DevOps processes. In this article we define traditional versus modern development and how Db2 for z/OS, while remaining the premier database for high volume system of record applications, might be left behind when it comes to best practices involving innovation. Did you notice that “Db2” follows “Traditional” in the title of this article, but “Database” follows…

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Added by Daniel Luksetich on June 21, 2021 at 20:40 — 1 Comment

Ansible on z/OS – 3 – Getting Started With Ansible

Introduction

In the previous blogs in this series, we’ve run through installing IBM Open Enterprise Python for z/OS and …

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Added by Carol Davis-Mann on June 11, 2021 at 9:31 — No Comments

Announcing IBM Db2 Administration Foundation for z/OS 1.1

Db2 Administration Foundation for z/OS 1.1 is the no-charge administrative offering in the transformation of Db2 Tools for z/OS. It provides many of the basic features and functions for Db2 users. This includes database administrators and application administrators responsible for managing Db2 for z/OS.

Db2 Administration Foundation for z/OS 1.1 is a zero-client install, browser-based graphical user interface to utilize the new open-source Zowe virtual desktop. Db2…

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Added by Calene Janacek on June 8, 2021 at 12:51 — No Comments

IBM Announces IBM Watson Machine Learning for z/OS 2.3 and IBM Db2 AI for z/OS 1.4

IBM Watson Machine Learning for z/OS 2.3 and IBM Db2 AI for z/OS 1.4 enhancements boost functionality, performance, usability, and simplify deployment

IBM Extends Industry-Leading Enterprise AI

Announcing Watson Machine Learning for z/OS 2.3 and Db2 AI for z/OS 1.4

 

IBM Z continues to deliver AI innovation to help customers take the…

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Added by Surekha Parekh on May 11, 2021 at 13:00 — No Comments

The IBM Enterprise Data & AI Virtual Symposium is HERE - Join for live client panel

The IBM Enterprise Data & AI Virtual Symposium is HERE

REGISTER NOW  https://ibm.biz/DTS27thApril2021 

Join the live client panel and hear directly from our customers, see how data…

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Added by Surekha Parekh on April 27, 2021 at 9:30 — No Comments

Register Now Enterprise Data & AI Virtual Symposium - 27th April 2021

When:  Apr 27, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET)
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Added by Surekha Parekh on April 20, 2021 at 13:53 — No Comments

Title: Achieving Optimal Availability, Usability and Performance with Universal Table Space - Part 1 & 2

Register Now for this double Db2 for z/OS webcast which will be hosted by John Campbell and Frances Villafuerte

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Title: Achieving Optimal Availability, Usability and Performance with Universal…

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Added by Surekha Parekh on April 14, 2021 at 16:48 — No Comments

IBM Gold Consultants Db2 12 for z/OS Function Level Adoption Survey

Db2 12 for z/OS Continuous Delivery and Function Levels

The most significant change in the way new features and functions are delivered in Db2 12 for z/OS – and in future Db2 releases – is Continuous Delivery, where function levels can be activated to make new features available. Businesses have dealt with this in a variety of ways, from remaining at the lowest possible function level to…

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Added by Gareth Copplestone-Jones on April 8, 2021 at 11:36 — 1 Comment

Check out IBM Db2 for z/OS 2021 Complimentary Webcasts. Top Db2 Presenters!

Check out IBM Db2 for z/OS 2021 Complimentary Webcasts.

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Register Now and gain complimentary access to all replays and webcast resources available for 12 months.

Title: Db2 12 delivering business agility and transforming enterprises

Date: Tuesday, March 16,…

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Added by Surekha Parekh on March 15, 2021 at 15:30 — No Comments

Last Chance to Register for the 2021 IDUG Virtual Australasia Db2 Tech Conference

You only have a few more days to get registered and get ready for the Virtual IDUG Australasia Db2 Tech Conference. Don't miss your chance to hear directly from the experts while you connect with members of the local and global IDUG community.…

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Added by Zeljen Stanic on March 12, 2021 at 11:00 — No Comments

Db2 12 for z/OS and Db2 Tools for z/OS announcing a streamlined way to help accelerate adoption of all new features, function levels (FL), FL support and more

What is being announced?

IBM Db2 12 for z/OS (Db2 12) and select IBM Db2 Tools for z/OS (Db2 Tools) offerings have recently been refreshed, allowing IBM to provide much more current SMP/E base installable product images. These images provide a streamlined method for clients creating new installations, or for Db2 clients planning to install and/or migrate to Db2 12.These point-in-time product images drastically reduce the…

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Added by Calene Janacek on March 9, 2021 at 14:13 — No Comments

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 discuss the most common issues related to continuous availability and speed of recovery in Db2 for z/OS environments, and will share proven best practices to exploit…

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Added by Paul McWilliams on March 4, 2021 at 17:00 — No Comments

Around the World with Triton’s Digital Duo

As the world mourns the loss of the digital dance duo Daft Punk, Triton Consulting is sending its very own duo of digital pioneers Mark Gillis and Damir Wilder around the world – virtually.

IBM Champions Mark and Damir were delighted to get the call that they had been selected to present at IDUG Australasia and IDUG North America Tech Conferences.

Eagerly…

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Added by Carol Davis-Mann on March 4, 2021 at 15:58 — No Comments

DB2 12 for z/OS, DRDA Applications and Application Compatibility Part Two

In DB2 12 for z/OS, DRDA Applications and Application Compatibility Part Two Gareth Copplestone-Jones provides guidance on the implementation of server-side configuration.

Server-side configuration

When considering how to manage managing Application Compatibility – APPLCOMPAT – for your distributed applications which…

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Added by Carol Davis-Mann on February 24, 2021 at 17:29 — No Comments

Db2 for z/OS Upcoming Webcasts 2021 - Register With one click!

Db2 for z/OS Upcoming Webcasts 2021  - Register With one click!

Check out upcoming Db2 for z/OS webcasts and register with one click today - secure your place…

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Today businesses need real time visual dashboards and reports across all their data, including hard to reach data across IBM Z non-relational data sources. QMF for Workstation makes visualizing virtually any data a reality, including IMS, VSAM, Adabas, IDMS and DB2 for z/OS data sources.This session will showcase and demo QMF’s dashboard/application building interface in QMF for Workstation from simple to multifaceted.See More
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Management Overview: DB2 Continuous Delivery Function Level Upgrades

By Julian StuhlerBackgroundWith the advent of DB2 12 for z/OS, IBM has moved to a more agile approach for delivering new function to DB2 customers, known as “continuous delivery”. Major new releases of DB2 will now happen more rarely, with smaller packets of new functionality being delivered via the routine product maintenance process. This allows IBM to develop and release new features much more frequently, thereby reducing “time to value” – a familiar DevOps message.To allow DB2 customers to absorb this new function in a flexible and efficient way, IBM has also delivered a comprehensive set of capabilities that allow the “function level” of the overall DB2 system to be easily progressed while insulating individual applications from the impact of any changes via the “application compatibility level” set for each program.Read Julian Stuhler's article…See More
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Today businesses need real time visual dashboards and reports across all their data, including hard to reach data across IBM Z non-relational data sources. QMF for Workstation makes visualizing virtually any data a reality, including IMS, VSAM, Adabas, IDMS and DB2 for z/OS data sources.This session will showcase and demo QMF’s dashboard/application building interface in QMF for Workstation from simple to multifaceted.See More
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Db2 AI for z/OS Version 1.4

IBM Db2 AI for z/OS version 1.4 is a powerhouse of enhancements! Db2 AI for z/OS infuses more AI into your Db2 environment, making it operate smarter and mor...
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Db2 for z/OS and JSON

I wrote a very short story about using the JSON/SQL support in Db2 for z/OS. I also wrote an introduction to JSON support in Db2 for z/OS article for IDUG.The story and link to the IDUG article is here:https://www.db2expert.com/db2expert/introduction-to-db2-for-z-os-json-sql-support/This is a direct link to the IDUG article, but you need an IDUG login account (which is free).https://www.db2expert.com/db2expert/introduction-to-db2-for-z-os-json-sql-support/See More
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Db2 for z/OS and JSON

I wrote a very short story about using the JSON/SQL support in Db2 for z/OS. I also wrote an introduction to JSON support in Db2 for z/OS article for IDUG.The story and link to the IDUG article is here:https://www.db2expert.com/db2expert/introduction-to-db2-for-z-os-json-sql-support/This is a direct link to the IDUG article, but you need an IDUG login account (which is free).https://www.db2expert.com/db2expert/introduction-to-db2-for-z-os-json-sql-support/See More
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Live Db2 12 Client Panel 30th June 2021 - Sign Up today!

Live Db2 12 Client Panel 30th June 2021 - Sign Up today!HURRY SIGN UP TIME IS HURRYING OUTSummaryDb2 for z/OS is the strategic enterprise database that has evolved and adapted to meet client needs for over 35 years. John Campbell IBM Distinguished Engineer has been one of key developers from IBM Silicon Valley Lab that has been extremely influential in driving some of the innovation around the core strengths and business value of Db2 for z/OS.We are bringing together some of our Db2 for z/OS clients so that they can share some of their "use cases" and experiences around Db2 12 upgrade journey and discuss how they are exploiting, planning to exploit the new technology to leverage  their Db2 for z/OS data to…See More
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Traditional Db2 Development and Modern Database Development

This article is the first of a four-part series addressing Db2 for z/OS and modern development utilizing a Agile methodology and DevOps processes. In this article we define traditional versus modern development and how Db2 for z/OS, while remaining the premier database for high volume system of record applications, might be left behind when it comes to best practices involving innovation. Did you notice that “Db2” follows “Traditional” in the title of this article, but “Database” follows “Modern”? It is my opinion that Db2 for z/OS is not the first database that comes to mind when considering a DevOps development methodology. However, there is no reason why it shouldn’t be!The first thing we need to do is to identify what we mean by traditional versus modern development. In this series of articles, we will be speaking specifically of the waterfall methodology versus an Agile methodology and DevOps practices.To read the entire article please follow this link:…See More
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ADM10501W - Health indicator "Database Automatic Storage Utilization"

Started by ONLO in Application Development and DB2 Jun 16. 0 Replies

AIX Version 6.1DB2 10.5.6Hi every body,I got the above error:MESSAGE : ADM10501W Health indicator "Database Automatic Storage Utilization" ("db.auto_storage_util") breached the "upper" warning threshold of "80 %" with value "88 %" on "database"…Continue

DB2 Future

Started by Peter E Saxe in Application Development and DB2 May 20. 0 Replies

Has anyone ever submitted ideas of new functions in DBMS software like DB2?   have an idea for a future enhancement to DB2 that I would like to see.  Is this discussion area a good place to discuss this ?  Thanks.Continue

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