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Business Value of DB2 10 for z/OS Query
Terry Purcell Senior Technical Leader
IBM® DB2® for z/OS® customers expect improved performance in each release, while maintaining the stability and reliability to which they have grown accustomed from the mainframe environment.

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Planning for DB2 10 Upgrade
Best Practices by John Campbell
This paper focuses on the lessons learned from beta testing and from customers that have upgraded to DB2 10 for z/OS.

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Revolution in IBM DB2 performance: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator
Namik Hrle, Ruiping Li and Wolfgang Hengstler, IBM
This white paper covers the key DB2 Analytics Accelerator design and operational aspects that enable DB2 for IBM z/OS® clients to benefit from faster performance, reduced CPU usage and lower costs.

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A Matter of Time: Temporal Data Management in DB2 for z/OS
Cynthia M. Saracco, Matthias Nicola,
Lenisha Gandhi, IBM Silicon Valley Laboratory
This paper introduces you to the key concepts and capabilities of DB2’s temporal data management support on z/OS.
It explains when this technology can be useful and provides several examples to help you understand how easy it can be to deploy it.

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Gaining the Financial Benefits of DB2 10 for z/OS
Cristian Molaro - IBM Gold Consultant
DB2 10 is the most significant release IBM has shipped in more than a decade, and we have focused our efforts in this release around three clear themes:

Cost savings to our customers
Simplifying database management with more automation
Providing proven technology

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Enterprise Database Options
Julian Stuhler - IBM Gold Consultant - Triton Consulting
A Comparison of IBM DB2 for z/OS and Microsoft SQL Server
Some form of data storage sits behind nearly every application, but the unique demands of today’s high volume, mission critical enterprise applications place some very specific demands on the back-end database system. This White Paper will present a high-level comparison of IBM DB2 for z/OS and Microsoft SQL Server in a large enterprise OLTP environment, looking at key requirement areas for enterprise data servers.

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Small Steps to Big Gain DB2 10 helps save CPU resources
Jeffrey Berger, IBM DB2 Development
Good performance and high availability are key requirements today to business continuity. In this paper, Jeff Berger, IBM veteran of 31 years and expert in IBM DB2, writes about how database management systems like IBM DB2 for z/OS play a critical role. This paper focuses on the performance enhancements that can be gained by upgrading to DB2 10.

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