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Gaining Financial Benefits of DB2 10 - Author Cristian Molaro, Independent Consultant
This latest white paper “Gaining the Financial Benefits of DB2 10 for z/OS: Why, how and where performance matters” will teach you how good performance can address both requirements — fast response time by process optimization and cost reduction through reduced CPU utilization.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012
Triton Consulting - DB2 10 for z/OS: Smarter Database for a Smarter Planet
IBM® DB2® 10 for z/OS® delivers significant out-of-the-box benefits that many customers can exploit with little or no additional effort.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2010
IBM DB2 10 for zOS - Reduce costs with improved performance
DB2 10 for z/OS is a tremendous step forward in database technology because of its improvements in performance, scalability, availability, security, and application integration.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2010
DB2 SQL Performance Analyzer V4.1 enhanced for managing DB2 environments
IBM® DB2® SQL Performance Analyzer for z/OS V4.1 offers functional, usability, and reporting enhancements to help you better analyze and tune your SQL queries.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2010
DB2 Sort for z/OS V1.1
IBM DB2 Sort for z/OS V1.1 provides high-speed utility sort processing for data stored in DB2 for z/OS. This tool can help improve sorting performance while optimizing overall system efficiency through reduced elapsed time and CPU consumption.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2010
IBM Transaction Analysis Workbench
IBM® Transaction Analysis Workbench for z/OS, V1.1 extends the scope of traditional analysis techniques enabling you to more easily identify problems.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2010
DB2 10 for z/OS: Cost Savings . . . Right Out of the Box
The objective of this book is to give you not only an update on the latest functions, features, and benefits of DB2 10 but also to provide you with valuable information from key members of the IBM DB2 for z/OS community whom you can contact.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012
DB2 10 for z/OS: The Smarter Faster Way to Upgrade: By John Campbell, Cristian Molaro, and Surekha Parekh
The objective of this book is to help customers plan their migration strategy effectively and efficiently by providing the right information, facts, and guidance.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2011
IBM DB2 10 for z/OS
IBM® DB2® 10 for z/OS® is proven, simplified and cost effective. It offers more availability with fewer planned and unplanned outages than ever before. The legendary security that has made DB2 the undisputed leader in enterprise databases has been increased further, delivering simplified compliance.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2011
IBM DB2 Tools for z/OS: Effective database management
Capitalize on the comprehensive DB2 Tools portfolio to help accelerate time to value. This comprehensive brochure outlines the DB2 tools portfolio covering administration, utilities, performance, and backup and recovery.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2010
Optimize performance to improve return on IBM DB2 investments
See how Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for DB2 Performance Expert and Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for DB2 Performance Monitor help enhance the performance of DB2 for z/OS systems and give you more control over your information management platform.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2009
IBM DB2 Tools for z/OS: Backup and Recovery
Protect your data and maximize data availability through powerful backup and recovery solutions.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2008
ARBURG Client Reference Video
Arburg wanted to drive down operational costs for its core IT Services. It selected the IBM zEnterprise System for scalability, reliability and availability which provided cost savings, energy savings and improvements across manufacturing processes.
Last updated: 10 May 2013
Marist College makes the enterprise computing grade ... Supporting learning and research with leading IBM technology
To provide students and researchers with the latest in computing Marist upgraded to the IBM zEnterprise 114, configured with the zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension. The hybrid platform delivers all the power and flexibility the college needs to support diverse research and hands-on learning.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013
Nationwide transforms its core banking, service and business capabilities
Nationwide embarked on a five year core banking transformation program, with the first UK implementation of SAP Transactional Banking applications from the SAP for Banking suite of solutions.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013
Sheryl M. Larsen, Inc. ... IBM DB2 tuning tools, expertise help client run 20 percent more queries with 25 percent less CPU load
Using IBM technologies, Sheryl M. Larsen, Inc. (SMLI) helped one company run 20 percent more queries while reducing its CPU load by 25 percent.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2013
Dave Beulke and Associates ... Reduces reporting times by 99 percent with IBM DB2 for z/OS database software
A healthcare organization reduces report run time from 37 hours down to minutes and, in some cases, seconds when it works with Dave Beulke and Associates to implement a new data warehouse on IBM DB2 for z/OS software.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2012
Rock-solid reliability with SAP Banking applications on IBM zEnterprise
Banks around the world rely on IBM zEnterprise servers to process critical business transactions. The reliability and performance provided by the zEnterprise platform translates into a better customer experience for credit card payments, ATM terminals, online banking and other services.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2012
Eletrobrás Termonuclear SA (Eletronuclear) ... Eletrobrás Termonuclear generates greater operational resilience
For safety and security reasons, Eletronuclear wanted to enhance systems resilience and improve operational efficiency. It simplified system administration with browser-based z/OS Management Facility and cut data backup from five hours to effectively zero with FlashCopy functionality.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2012
Garanti Bank pushes the boundaries of efficient processing ... Capitalizing on the newest optimization features of IBM CICS Transaction Server software
Enables the bank to improve its capacity utilization and lower its computing costs by improving CPU efficiency and improves its ability to handle peaks of transaction activity without impacting the availability and performance of its services
Last updated: 28 Nov 2012
University of Florida ... Helping students stay on track with a mobile app based on IBM CICS Transaction Server
University of Florida develops a mobile web application with access to the Integrated Student Information System based on IBM® CICS® Transaction Server running on an IBM System zEnterprise® 114 server, resulting in significant system performance improvements.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2012
Nationwide cuts costs in the cloud ... With smart workload consolidation from IBM
Nationwide consolidated its distributed server landscape to Linux virtual servers running on IBM System z® mainframes, creating a multi-platform private cloud optimized for all its different workloads.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012
ARBURG gains efficiency – Standardization and integration with SAP on IBM zEnterprise
Selected IBM DB2® for z/OS® on IBM zEnterprise Server, taking advantage of the reliability and scalability of the IBM zEnterprise® 114 server, the IBM z/OS operating system, IBM WebSphere MQ software and existing platform expertise
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012
GAD upgrades database systems to boost power and productivity ... IT staff migrates to IBM DB2 10 and IBM IMS 12 software to modernize its banking infrastructure
Enables lower computing costs by improving CPU efficiency through faster memory access and shorter processor times, improving its ability to grow the company without having to invest in additional CPU capacity.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2012
DATEV eG drives improved performance and customer satisfaction ... Consolidated transactions processing lays the groundwork for growth
A large provider of software and business services delivers improved performance, more cost-effective processing and more satisfied customers by reconfiguring the way a critical web service runs in its core transaction processing environment.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2012
Kela invests in improving service delivery for Finland’s citizens ... Capitalizing on new functionality to gain efficiencies and simplify IT management
A fast-growing social services agency can develop new services faster, and deliver more services at lower cost, by gaining more visibility into its processing, optimizing its transaction flow, and improving infrastructure efficiency.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012
Primerica improves efficiency and gains more flexibility ... Capitalizing on the latest improvements in IBM DB2 for z/OS technology
Speeds the processing of new insurance applications by handling workloads more efficiently. Provides a means for company to more easily share data and develop new applications with third parties and enables faster and more flexible application development capabilities through XML support.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012
Analytics on an enterprise scale ... Harnessing IBM Business Analytics and data warehousing on System z technologies to drive multi-million dollar benefits
Blue Insight uses a suite of IBM Business Analytics and Information Management software running on the IBM® System z® platform, which delivers the highest possible levels of performance, availability, security and scalability.
Last updated: 08 May 2012
BNP Paribas: Building robust and secure information management solutions to grow [Video] ... How IBM System z is helping BNP Paribas streamline IMS transactions for the French banking industry
Watch the video to see how System z and other IBM products provide BNP Paribas with a secure, high-availability system with scalability for the future.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012
Utility provider accelerates processing and smart meter initiative ... IT staff selects latest version of IBM CICS software to power up systemwide integration
Utility provider accelerates processing and smart meter initiative deploying IBM® CICS® Transaction Server enabling the company to exploit an open transaction environment, automate service requests, distribute workloads evenly, broaden control in billing, reduce costs and realize a 30 percent throughput respo...
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012
IBM helps Swiss Re create flexible applications for multiplying workloads - VIDEO ... IBM IDAA DB2 analytics accelerator helps Swiss Re reach data workload and analytics goals
With 2.5 billion transactions and records,Swiss Re needed a solution with the flexibility and capacity to manage their growing data workloads and a system that would also scale to meet future data and analytics needs. This video describes how the IBM IDAA DB2 analytics accelerator helped reach these goals.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2012
IBM helps transform workload management and global system access ... IT staff at Swiss Re deploys IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator to speed user queries and reports
With 2.5 billion transactions and records, Swiss Re needed a solution with the flexibility and capacity to manage their growing data workloads. They also needed a system that would scale to meet future data and analytics needs. The IBM IDAA DB2 analytics accelerator allowed the company to meet these goals.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2012
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance cultivates new business services
Deployed an IBM® zEnterprise™ 114 system with a total of ten processors; IFBI currently uses three as standard engines for CICS® workload on z/OS®, two as zIIPs, and five in reserve for future growth.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2012
Beulke Video: Building scalable data solutions in a changing regulatory landscape ... How IBM System z is helping Dave Beulke and Associates stay in front of new reporting requirements at lightning speeds
Data management specialists Dave Beulke & Associates were challenged with developing a data storage & analytics solution for a government agency with 10 years of information & brand new reporting requirements.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2012
The ZZZS optimizes performance of key applications ... With superior processing power from the IBM zEnterprise System
To support the digitization of health insurance information, ZZZS implemented an IBM zEnterprise 196 with IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension. Managed using zEnterprise Unified Resource Manager, the new zEnterprise ensemble expands the mainframe's capabilities and provides low TCO.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012
Embasa improves data flows with SAP and IBM
Embasa hosted SAP ERP applications for business management on Linux partitions on an IBM System z196, with their databases on IBM DB2 for z/OS. The company deployed IBM System Storage DS8800 for data management. This is the first implementation of Linux on the IBM System z platform in Brazil.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2012
BG-Phoenics extends the benefits of mainframe computing ... With the world’s first production deployment of IBM zEnterprise with the zBladeCenter Extension
BG-Phoenics installed two IBM® zEnterprise™ 196 servers, each with a zEnterprise BladeCenter® Extension with two IBM POWER7® processor-based blade servers and two Intel Xeon processor-based blade servers.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011
Beiersdorf increases operational efficiency and cuts costs ... With SAP applications supported by IBM DB2 on System z
Migrate and consolidate more than 60 SAP databases to two physical IBM System z10 Enterprise Class servers, coupled using IBM Parallel Sysplex technology to reach the highest levels of system availability and flexibility. Use System z Integrated Information Processors (zIIP) to reduce software costs.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2011
NTT Data: Bolstering Banking with WebSphere and System z - Video ... IBM solutions are a game-changer for Japan’s financial infrastructure
Many mainframe systems that govern Japanese financial institutions are outdated & difficult to maintain. To meet stringent & ever-growing list of customer requirements, NTT Data, the top systems integrator in Japan, turned to System z & IBM WebSphere to manage their customers’ many applications & application ...
Last updated: 17 Nov 2011
Mainline: Creating Competitive Advantages With the Mainframe - Video ... How IBM System z is integrating hardware and software to improve performance and analytics.
More than the expected reliability, customers using z10 & zEnterprise are finding new integrations between hardware & software, giving performance advances that shave hours into milliseconds. Also, by hosting applications, data, & analytics in one place companies are uncovering insights that drive competitive...
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011
Zürcher Kantonalbank improves information delivery to boost customer satisfaction ... IT staff relies on IBM DB2 for z/OS data warehouse platform to improve operational efficiencies
A large Swiss government-owned commercial bank deploys IBM DB2 for z/OS as a data warehouse on IBM System z to achieve high availability, enhanced security and efficient delivery of timely data to 100 branch offices
Last updated: 31 Oct 2011
ITERGO Informationstechnologie GmbH modernizes mainframe development and testing
More than 200 developers at ITERGO Informationstechnologie GmbH began using IBM® Rational® Developer for System z® software to develop mainframe applications for IBM System z servers.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2011
AARP ... Achieving a 347 percent ROI in three years from BI modernization effort
Transforming a traditional BI infrastructure into a dynamic, blazing-fast environment has helped AARP realize steady growth in member renewals, acquisitions and engagement.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2011
RENFE keeps performance on track ... Smarter online ticketing with the IBM System zEnterprise 196 platform
RENFE decided to upgrade to the IBM zEnterprise 196 mainframe solution to support its new online ticketing system and ensure maximum system responsiveness at peak times. In addition to running the company’s z/OS systems, the IBM z196 also uses seven Integrated Facility for Linux® (IFL) engines to run Linux en...
Last updated: 14 Sep 2011
A healthcare company deploys software in just 90 minutes ... IBM Business Partner Haddon Hill Group automates software implementation with IBM software
When a major healthcare organization with operations in multiple regions throughout the United States wanted to upgrade its claims processing system, it turned to Haddon Hill Group for assistance in provisioning its environment with IBM WebSphere® Process Server software.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2011
Eletrobras Termonuclear SA solves company fusion challenges with SAP and IBM
Implemented IBM® System z9 servers to run its SAP® ERP applications, with IBM DB2® for z/OS® as the supporting database. Implemented IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager to provide SAP application data backup/recovery, including archive and restore services.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2011
Baldor Electric opts for IBM ProtecTIER and IBM XIV ... Protect More. Store Less.
This case study shows how Baldor Electric, a leading maker of industrial electric motors and other products, used IBM ProtecTIER and IBM XIV to seamlessly transition from physical tape backups to a virtual tape library backup system, resulting in faster backups, restores and replication.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2011
Iowa State University ... Transforming decision-making and service delivery through content management
Iowa State University reduces paper output by 67 percent and saves $40,000 a year by eliminating voucher outsourcing fees with an enterprise content management solution from IBM.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2011
Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa manages a major acquisition ... With smarter computing from IBM
In an ongoing project with IBM and the IT company owned by BBK, the company embarked on a journey towards smarter computing. Leveraging sophisticated virtualization technology and highly reliable backup techniques, BBK has ensured that the process of merging CajaSur’s infrastructure is painless and cost-effic...
Last updated: 11 Jul 2011
Servimática boosts resiliency with smarter computing from IBM
Servimática S.A. engaged IBM® Global Technology Services and IBM Business Partner Open Norte to deploy a new BCRS solution consisting of IBM System Storage™ and IBM TotalStorage® hardware, IBM Global Mirror and IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication software, IBM System z® servers and IBM z/OS® ...
Last updated: 30 Jun 2011
Sony Europe maximizes availability for SAP applications with IBM System z, Power Systems and DB2
Sony Europe upgraded to IBM System z10 for improved performance, enabling the introduction of new web shops and a sophisticated online ‘Configure To Order’ capability for the Sony VAIO product range.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2011
Endress+Hauser maximizes availability and resiliency with Linux on System z
Consolidating SAP applications from 14 servers to two IBM System z10 mainframes enabled Endress+Hauser to simplify its disaster recovery strategy, while improving performance and manageability.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011
Banco Pastor slashes costs and boosts efficiency with SAP and IBM
Banco Pastor implemented SAP ERP Human Capital Management, with SAP NetWeaver Portal providing simple browser-based access for employee self-service. The system runs on two IBM System z10 servers, supporting Linux operating system partitions and IBM DB2 running natively on z/OS.
Last updated: 20 May 2011
Using IT architecture to transform a local economy
The Università di Bari worked with IBM to architect a complete IT transformation, deploying a cloud-based solution that leverages System z, IBM software, storage and Global Technology Services to help benefit local businesses.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2011
The University of Bari fosters innovation in the cloud ... Building a service-oriented cloud architecture on IBM System z and Linux
The University of Bari is strongly committed to developing cloud-based solutions for communities and businesses in southern Italy. The University leveraged the IBM® System z® Solution Edition for Cloud Computing—a virtualized infrastructure that enables intelligent management of Linux virtual machines.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2011
United States Senate ... Reduces application response time from 30 seconds to less than two seconds with database query tuning
US Senate database administrators and software specialists reduce query response time from 20 to 30 seconds to less than two seconds when they implement IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for database tuning.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2010
Commonwealth Bank of Australia ... Core banking modernization
Selected SAP for Banking solutions based on SAP NetWeaver. The solution portfolio provides banking-specific (transactional banking, CRM, risk management) as well as banking-relevant services and solutions created on a single enterprise service-enabled business process platform.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2010
Customer Benefits of System z - Business Partner Video
IBM business partners talk about the value of System z to their business and the benefits their customer see with the platform and software.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2010
Fiducia conducts 70 million daily transactions with IBM System z and IMS
Fiducia implements IBM System z and IMS to ensure that data is not lost and that it is available 24x7 while conducting 70 million transactions a day.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2010
Fiserv supports major growth on existing infrastructure with IBM DB2 9 solution
Fiserv is a global provider of information management and electronic commerce services for financial institutions across the United States.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2010
HM Land Registry cuts batch processing time by 99% with IBM DB2 9 for z/OS
Government agency’s popular E-conveyancing system while streamlining functions resulting in higher availability and lower costs. offers secure online land ownership transactions while lowering total cost of ownership. Solution: IBM DB2 9 for z/OS, IBM WebSphere, and IBM System z enable the
Last updated: 16 Nov 2010
SCHWENK Zement builds its future with SAP applications, IBM DB2 and IBM System z
SCHWENK Zement migrated SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse databases to IBM DB2 for z/OS on IBM System z®, and deployed the SAP application landscape on VMware virtual servers on the IBM System x® platform. At the same time, SCHWENK implemented IBM System Storage® DS8100, using IBM FlashCopy® for data backup.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2010
Garanti Technology Client Reference Video
With IBM System z10 EC servers running IBM z/OS and IBM CICS, Garanti Bank has a fast, robust, scalable and highly secure platform to support its rapid expansion into new channels. The IBM solution handles more than 200 million transactions daily, with 0.06s average response times
Last updated: 08 Nov 2010
Garanti drives transformational growth
With two IBM System z10 EC servers running IBM z/OS and IBM CICS, Garanti Bank has a fast, robust, scalable and highly secure platform to support its rapid expansion into new channels. The IBM solution handles more than 200 million transactions daily, with 0.06s average response times.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2010
macys.com: Focusing on each customer as the brand goes national
Macy’s is laying the groundwork for customized content arbitration as well as more granular pricing and market strategies that increase margin.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2010
APIS IT ... Enabling faster approval of voting rights for voters living abroad
A government support agency in Eastern Europe is able to create and manage a voting system for citizens residing outside the country using a Web 2.0 application developed using IBM Rational Team Concert Standard, IBM Rational Developer and IBM Rational AppScan software
Last updated: 02 Jun 2010
KDRS/RZRS boosts client service with SAP ERP on IBM Systems
A total of 30 Intel processor-based HP servers were replaced by 10 IBM HS21 blades for SAP application support. The existing SAP HCM database was consolidated to IBM DB2 on IBM System z10. In total, some 80 IBM HS21 blades were deployed, for SAP applications and various VMware, Citrix, web-serving and other a...
Last updated: 29 Apr 2010
Westpac New Zealand gets proactive in the fight against fraud
Unlike systems that rely solely on a score, Westpac New Zealand's anti-fraud solution combines predictive analytics and expertly defined rules for the fast, accurate and flexible response to changing fraud patterns in real time.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2010
Baldor consolidates hundreds of servers and cuts IT and energy cost
Baldor consolidated to SAP Business Suite applications, hosted on 70 virtual machines running Linux on an IBM z10 Enterprise Class server, and migrated data to the IBM System Storage DS8100 platform.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2010
BCBS Minnesota achieves a significant TCO reduction by virtualizing SAP applications on IBM System z
Working with IBM and SAP, BCBSM consolidated 40 HP Intel-architecture servers to a single IBM System z server with IBM Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) engines. The SAP ERP applications run in a virtualized SUSE Linux environment. The IBM DB2 database supporting the SAP applications runs under z/OS on the ...
Last updated: 11 Jan 2010
BCBS Minnesota achieves a significant TCO reduction with virtualized Linux on IBM System z
IBM helped BCBSM consolidate 140 Intel servers to one IBM System z with six Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) engines. Key applications now run in virtualized Linux servers, and IBM DB2 databases run under z/OS on the same machine.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2009
University of North Carolina: Enabling health informatics
What makes it Smarter -- the ability to quickly and easily leverage health informatics to analyze and interrelate data in new ways improves patient outcomes, disease management, regulatory compliance and research.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2009
IBM DB2 Toolkits for z/OS the SAP Editions
IBM DB2 Toolkits for z/OS the SAP Editions consist of several tools packaged together to make your administrative operations more efficient and save you money.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2011
IBM DB2 SQL Performance Analyzer for z/OS V4.1
The latest version of IBM® DB2® SQL PA contains full support for DB2 for z/OS, Versions 10, 9, and 8, from compatibility to new function mode. DB2 SQL PA allows users to fully exploit all product enrichments.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2010
IBM DB2 Bind Manager and Path Checker
IBM DB2 Bind Manager for z/OS V2.4 automatically eliminates unnecessary binds, processing only the necessary DB2 binds. DB2 Path Checker for z/OS V4.1 identifies access path changes that could negatively impact DB2 performance.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2010
DB2 10 for z/OS
In today's economic climate, the challenges for business are clear - improve operational efficiencies, reduce costs and adapt quickly to support business growth - all of this while maintaining technology that is prove, resilient and simple to use.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2010
IBM Data Management
This magazine provides an actionable mix of in-depth technical content, practical advice, and real-world examples demonstrating how the smart use of data improves performance and reduces costs.
Last updated: 18 May 2012
DB2 for z/OS Technical Resources - Versions 10, 9, and 8
In this support center, you can download technical manuals for DB2 for z/OS. You can also find DB2 for z/OS technical information, information about related tools, and valuable technical tips.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2011
DB2 Tools for z/OS Product Library - All versions
This library provides links to the DB2 Tools for z/OS user's guides, technical articles, program directories, IBM Redbook publications, and other related technical content for DB2 Tools for z/OS. These documents are available in PDF, HTML, and BookManager formats.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2010
Unleash the power of database patterns on the cloud
Database as a Service (DBaaS) capabilities can dramatically simplify database deployment and management. The IBM solution gives you the additional capability of using patterns. Patterns provide a way to capture and re-use industry best practices as well as your own in-house best practices in a repeatable, deployable form.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2012
IT Budget Killers: Data on the cloud: Simplify provisioning and dramatically lower costs
Join this webcast to understand which workloads are best suited for the cloud and how cloud computing can help simplify provisioning and mitigate issues associated with over- and under-provisioning.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2012
IT Budget Killers: The need for high availability
This webcast focuses on DB2 pureScale to provide a highly available and scalable environment. It employs a holistic view, inclusive of archiving and general data integration policies, so your most important data and systems are available, and can grow with minimal effort.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2012
Gaining the Financial Benefits of DB2 10 Performance, by Cristian Molaro - Independent Gold Consultant
The purpose of this paper is to teach you why, how, and where performance matters and to help you build the business case for migrating to DB2 10. We analyze how DB2 10’s performance benefits can realize cost savings.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2011
Planning for IBM DB2 10 for z/OS Upgrade - by John Campbell IBM Distinguish Engineer
This is a “must read” whitepaper for anyone who works with DB2 for z/OS. John is one of the most knowledgeable people when it comes to DB2 10 migration strategy and planning. With this whitepaper , we have had a chance to share this incredible knowledge and experience with everyone.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2011
The value of IBM DB2 for z/OS hash access for OLTP transactions
This paper is intended to provide IT managers with insight on the new hash access capability that helps reduce costs and improve overall response time for access to single rows of data - essential to many high-volume OLTP applications.
Last updated: 01 May 2011
A Matter of Time: Temporal Data Management in DB2 for z/OS
This paper introduces you to the key concepts and capabilities of DB2 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.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2010
Why DB2 10 for z/OS is better than Oracle RAC
In this white paper, we size up the database clustering architecture provided by DB2 for z/OS with the Oracle RAC product. When all is said and done, compared and contrasted, DB2 for z/OS differentiates itself with superior characteristics.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2010
Information protection solutions with IBM System z
Learn about IBM solutions for protecting business-critical information on mainframe computers.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2010