Synopses & Reviews
Providing expert knowledge about the features in the new release of DB2 for z/OS, this extensive guide details the innovations of DB2 10s SQL and pureXML enhancementswhich increase productivity, enhance performance, and simplify application ports. DB2 for z/OS continues to be the undisputed leader in total system availability, scalability, security, and reliability at the lowest cost per transaction. This resource focuses on the features and functions of DB2 10 for IT, including improving operational efficiencies and reducing costs, as well as covering innovations in resiliency for business-critical information, rapid application and warehouse deployment for business growth, and enhanced business analytics and mathematical functions with QMF.
"This book covers all the great features and functions that the IBM team has worked so hard to provide in this release of DB2 10 for z/OS. The focus was on delivering business value and ensuring customers would be able to realize immediate benefit from the new release." —Rick Bowers, director of DB2 for z/OS, IBM
"This book helps explain the core benefits of DB2 for z/OS and enables customers and partners to quickly learn about the latest enhancements in DB2 10 and exploit this new technology to gain competitive edge." —Surekha Parekh, World-Wide DB2 for z/OS marketing manager, IBM
About the Author
David Beulke is a DB2 consultant, author, and instructor, with extensive expertise in database performance, data warehouses, and Internet applications. He is currently a member of the IBM DB2 Gold Consultant program. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia. Roger Miller is a DB2 for z/OS technical evangelist, architect, and designer who has worked on many facets of DB2. He lives in San Jose, California. Surekha Parekh is IBMs worldwide marketing program director for DB2 for z/OS and leads the social media strategy for information management on System z. She is the coauthor of DB2 10 for z/OS: The Smarter, Faster Way to Upgrade and The Business Value of DB2 for z/OS: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator and Optimizer. Julian Stuhler is a principal consultant with Triton Consulting, a UK-based company specializing in the provision of DB2 consultancy, education, software, and managed services to clients throughout Europe.