GAD upgrades to DB2 10 and boost power and productivity "We quickly realized that DB2 10 could accommodate our annual 5 to 10 percent increase in transaction volume without forcing us to increase CPU capacity, which represents an important cost savings."
Andreas Wagner, First Line Manager, GAD
Primerica improves efficiency and gains more flexibility with DB2 10 "DB2 provides us with a foundation such that two and three years down the road, we know we won't be impeded in developing new applications with our partners or in rolling out new smartphone apps to our agents."
Bill Raser, senior vice president of data administration and mainframe systems support, Primerica
Kela invests in improving service delivery for Finland's citizens with DB2 10 "By improving the performance and efficiency of the Kela database processing capabilities, we're now better able to meet the growing demand for social services among our main constituency, the citizens of Finland."
Jarmo Männikkö, database senior system programmer, Kela
Republic of Turkey Social Security Institution Skips from DB8 to DB2 10 and decreased its CPU per transaction by up to 23 percent and quadrupled its workload capacity, allowing the organization to improve service delivery.
JN Data expands workload without increasing operating costs by upgrading to DB2 10 "The immediate productivity and workload management benefits delivered by DB2 10 for z/OS® are very important to us, but just as important is the reduced system complexity, which makes ongoing maintenance much easier."
Frank Peterson, systems programmer, JN Data
Bank Hapoalim improves efficiency, reduces tape usage by 25 percent Bank Hapoalim views IBM DB2 for z/OS software upgrade as key to delivering innovative banking solutions
DB2 for z/OS Highlights
Business Value of DB2 10 for z/OS Query
This whitepaper covers the key DB2 optimizer design and operational aspects that enable DB2 10 clients to benefit from faster performance, reduced CPU usage and lower costs.
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.
Revolution in IBM DB2 performance: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator
Namik Hrle, IBM Distinguished Engineer, talks about work in the area of accelerating DB2 performance for Business Inteligence and Analytical workloads by exploiting new multi-core chip and Solid State Disk technologies.
IBM DB2: The Past, Present and Future: 30 Years of Superior Innovation
Don Haderle - Father of #DB2!
Glimpse of DB2 11
DB2 10 and Beyond - Celebrating 30 Years of Superior Technology
Jeff Josten, Chief Architect, DB2 for z/OS, and IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM Software Group