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What's New in IBM Data Studio Version 3.1.x

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Abstract

The IBM® Data Studio Version 3.1.x releases contain cumulative fixes, enhancements, and new and deprecated features.

Content

IBM Data Studio versions:

Version 3.1.1
Version 3.1


For Data Studio Version 3.2, see Whats New and Changed in Data Studio Version 3.2.

Version 3.1.1

Data Studio, Version 3.1.1

Data Studio Version 3.1.1 provides enhancements in the following categories, for the full client, administration client, or web console:



Database support

  • DB2® V10.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

    Data Studio now supports DB2® V10.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows databases, including the following features:

  • DB2 for i

    IBM Data Studio now includes toleration* support for the following versions of DB2 for i databases:

    *Toleration support indicates that there is only support for the same features and functionality in DB2 for i5/OS V5R4.

Data Studio clients

The Data Studio full and administration clients include the following enhancements:


Data Studio web console

The Data Studio web console includes the following feature enhancements:

  • Support for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows databases:
  • Support for both DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows and DB2 for z/OS databases:

Deprecated features

The following features have been deprecated or will be deprecated in the next release:

  • The common connection configurations feature in IBM Data Studio will be removed in a future release. See Creating and using common connection configurations for information about the common connection configurations feature.
    To store your connection information in a single repository to share among team members, you can use the Data Studio web console, see Importing and exporting database connection information for more information.
  • Support will be removed in a future release for using the DB2® Administration Server (DAS) to run SQL statements, utilities, and commands, or to browse and access files on remote servers from IBM Data Studio. See Configuring for remote operations for more information.


For details about which features exist in each component of Data Studio, see Data Studio V3.1.x features.

Version 3.1

Data Studio, Version 3.1

Data Studio Version 3.1 provides enhancements in the following categories, for the full client, administration client, and web console:



Simplified packaging

Simplified packaging with the consolidation of the Data Studio, Optim Development Studio, Optim Database Administrator, and Data Studio Health Monitor products into a single Data Studio offering. The stand-alone client has been renamed to administration client, the IDE client has been renamed to full client, and the health monitor has been renamed to web console.

See Getting started in IBM Data Studio for more information.


Task assistants enhancements

Enhanced task assistants for the following tasks:

See Database administration commands that you can run from task assistants for more information.


SQL editor enhancements

Run option and syntax support enhancements in the SQL and XQuery editor.


Enhanced password management

Password management has been enhanced to simplify managing passwords for multiple databases, see Changing user names and passwords for more information.


Object management enhancements

Enhancements in data object editing and complex change management:

See Managing database object changes by using the Properties view for more information.

Enhancements in database support:

See System requirements for IBM Data Studio for more information.


DB2 pureScale support

Support for DB2 pureScale instances.


Java project enhancements

When you enable a Java project with Data Access Development support you can run, test, and tune the SQL statements that are in your application. For some features, you must also enable the Java project with pureQuery support.

After you enable Data Access Development support, you can enable pureQuery support to use pureQuery Runtime to develop, manage, and optimize new and existing applications that access data.

For more information about Data Access Development support, see Tuning SQL statements in Java applications.

For more information about pureQuery support, see pureQuery data access applications.


Data Studio web console

Provides health and availability monitoring features and job creation and management functions for DB2® for Linux, UNIX, and Windows and DB2 for z/OS® databases. From the workbench you can open the Data Studio web console in an embedded browser or in a stand-alone web browser.

Enhanced monitoring and job management features:

  • The health monitoring and alert features of the web console provide more information for DB2 pureScale and the database partitioning feature:

See IBM Data Studio web console overview for more information.


Tuning enhancements

Enhancements in tuning single SQL statements include:

See Tuning single SQL statements with the Query Tuner workflow assistant for more information.


Deprecated features

The following features have been deprecated or will be deprecated in the next release:



For details about which features exist in each component of Data Studio, see Data Studio V3.1.x features.

Document information

More support for: IBM Data Studio
Installation/Migration

Software version: 3.1, 3.1.1

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 7021898

Modified date: 28 January 2013