DB2 for z/OS Information Roadmap

Product documentation


This roadmap outlines the information resources that are available for installation, administration, and programming for DB2 for z/OS.


DB2 9 for z/OS End of Support

Support for DB2 for z/OS Version 9 was discontinued on June 27, 2014.

DB2 for z/OS Version 9 publications are available in HTML format in the installable version of the information center and in PDF and BookManager formats from the IBM Publications Center. You can find links to these resources on the DB2 for z/OS Product Documentation page.

Support discontinuance announcement

Product overview


General planning for DB2 for z/OS

Planning for specific functions in DB2 for z/OS

Planning for use of DB2 enterprise applications

Installing and migrating



General administration information

Administration for data sharing environments

Administration with DB2 utilities

Administration with DB2 Tools

Administration with DB2 enterprise applications

Certifications for DB2 administrators


General DB2 database programming

Connectivity and distributed database development

Porting data from another DBMS to DB2

Development of Java™, JDBC, and J2EE programs

Development of XML programs

Developing with Developer Workbench

Certification for DB2 developers

DB2 stored procedures


Debugging and testing


Managing performance

General information

Using performance tools

Troubleshooting and support

Code fixes

Technical information to help solve problems

Newsgroups and forums for sharing troubleshooting information

General IBM Software Support information


Community resources

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