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Db2 12 for z/OS Product Documentation



IBM Knowledge Center is now the home for all official Db2 for z/OS product information on the web. This page provides links to IBM Knowledge Center, alternative documentation formats such as PDF manuals, and other Db2 information resources.


Db2 12 for z/OS Product Documentation

IBM Knowledge Center

IBM Knowledge Center is the official home of all Db2 for z/OS documentation and a one-stop shop for all IBM product documentation. It replaces all IBM information centers.

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PDF books for Db2 12 for z/OS

Download the latest Db2 12 for z/OS PDF manual editions from the links in the following table. For the date that a PDF manual was created, check the edition notice on page 4.

The Diagnosis Guide and Reference, which was available for past releases as a licensed publication, is discontinued in that format in Db2 12. However, 60% of the content from that publication is now available in IBM Knowledge Center. See Troubleshooting problems in Db2 . The remainder of the content is available in entitled Techdocs that you can access if you have a Db2 12 for z/OS license. For a list of these Techdocs, see Advanced diagnostic information for Db2 12 for z/OS .

Program Directories

Program Directories are intended for the system programmer responsible for program installation and maintenance. They contain information concerning the material and procedures associated with the installation of the product.

Program Directories for Db2 12 for z/OS
Title Order Number Last Updated
GI13-4624 4/2017
GI13-4637 10/2016
GI13-4632 7/2019
GI13-4629 10/2016
Program Directories for Db2 12 for z/OS Value Unit Edition
Title Order Number Last Updated
GI13-4630 4/2017
GI13-4631 10/2016

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More support for: DB2 for z/OS

Component: Not Applicable

Software version: 12.0

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 7047206

Modified date: 08 July 2019