We're proud to announce Db2 12 function level 504!

Function level 504 (activation enabled by APAR PH07672) introduces the following new capabilities in Db2 12 for z/OS:

  • IBM z14 Huffman compression
  • Prevent the creation of new deprecated objects
  • New support for built-in functions by pass-through to IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator
  • New SQL syntax alternatives for certain special registers and NULL predicates

For more about these new capabilities in Db2 12, see Announcing Db2 12 function level 504!

For more information about the new capability to prevent new deprecated objects, see the Q&A with IBM Distinguished Engineer Chris Crone in You can prevent the creation of new deprecated objects in Db2 12 fu....

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