DB2 for z/OS information resources

Product documentation


Links for key DB2 for z/OS product information resources on the Web.


Product documentation

The official DB2 for z/OS documentation is included in the “IBM Information Management Software for z/OS Solutions Information Center.”

New user information roadmap

This roadmap lists specific topics to read, classes to take, and other items to look at if you are new to DB2 for z/OS.

z/OS Basic Skills information center

This information center provides basic information to help you get started using the mainframe, like how to code JCL and use ISPF.

IBM courses

DB2 for z/OS training includes traditional classroom courses, as well as instructor-led online and self-paced courses.

IBM Redbooks

IBM Redbooks typically provide "real world" advice on how to use DB2 for z/OS, including how to use it with other products.

Best Practices

You can listen to or watch on-demand presentations from DB2 for z/OS experts.


You can virtually attend presentations from DB2 for z/OS experts.


Conferences about DB2 for z/OS are regularly scheduled in various locations around the world.

DB2 for z/OS Exchange

This forum includes information directly from the development community and includes hints, tips, practical advice, sample code, bookmarks, RSS feeds, and much more.

Other Social Media channels

Document information

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DB2 for z/OS

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