DB2 for z/OS Version 8 goes out of SERIVCE (End of Service) on April 20, 2012, just three months from now.
DB2 10 once again offers a skip level migration from DB2 Version 8 to DB2 10.
DB2 9 for z/OS has announced its END of MARKETING as of December 10, 2012 and we all know that when we stop marketing a product, its End of Service announcement can’t be too far away…… Continue reading »
I came across something today that I was going to say was new, however, it may only be new to me…. it’s a PDF file of cumulative ++HOLD data that must be applied to DB2 10. This is pretty cool. This PDF has all the actions that must be taken if you used the new product tapes for DB2 10…… Continue reading »
DB2 10 has a lot of very nice new features in it. One such feature is the ability to make LOAD, COPY, REORG, and REBUILD always use FLASHCOPY, even when not specified in the utility control cards.
DB2 10 introduces five new DSNZPARM keywords that turn on/off this new default FLASHCOPY ability…… Continue reading »