The "ultimate" database for modern enterprises in the digital world
IBM DB2® for z/OS® is still the undisputed leader for storing and leveraging mission critical data. It remains the "gold standard" for system availability, scalability, security and cost effectiveness. A majority of Fortune 500 companies, including the world’s top banks, retailers and insurance providers trust DB2 for z/OS for storing their data.
Built on the core capabilities of DB2 11, DB2 12 gives businesses the capabilities needed to meet the business demands of the future by:
Providing scale and speed for next era of Mobile and Interconnected devices
Application support for Cloud, Analytics and Mobile
Find simpler, faster upgrades for speedy ROI that reduces administration and system management. This simplifies application development so most clients can achieve out-of-the-box CPU savings of up to 10% for complex OLTP.
New revenue streams by enhanced data accessibility
Is your valuable data out of reach to developers and business partners? Develop mobile and cloud applications quickly, simply by securely connecting mobile applications to relevant enterprise data while maintaining the agility and simplicity.
Availability, business resiliency & scalability
Real-world proven resiliency and security are some of the core reasons why clients choose DB2 and System z. DB2 11 continues to raise the bar with additional capabilities for even higher availability and resiliency. With the explosion of Data scalability enhancements, make DB2 the right choice for large and growing databases.
DB2 12 for z/OS
The enterprise data server for business critical transactions and analytics.
As the foundation for the z Analytics solution, DB2 for z/OS enables organizations to deliver real-time analytics across the organization. It helps integrate mission critical applications with business critical analytics, ensuring secure, timely, accurate and cost-effective insight in real-time. It embraces the proven qualities of service of IBM z Systems with the highest levels of availability, scalability and performance to support an agile, integrated on-premise and cloud environment. DB2 for z/OS combined with IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator form a self-managing, hybrid database management system that runs each workload in the most efficient way, so each transaction - OLTP, batch, analytic query - is executed in its optimal environment for greatest performance and cost efficiency. By supporting transactional and analytic processing in a single environment, organizations can infuse DB2 for z/OS data into business critical analytic applications; offer fast, accurate responses to analytic queries and predictive scores; and give data analysts a holistic view of enterprise data never before possible - all while easing analytics deployment, containing costs and improving time to analysis.
The number and importance of mobile applications for business-critical activities continues to grow. Securely connecting those mobile applications to relevant enterprise data while maintaining the agility and simplicity of their development models is critical. DB2 can now store JSON data, retaining development flexibility and simplicity while adding the security, resiliency, and consolidated system and operation management of DB2—the best of both worlds for enterprise clients.
Online schema enhancements allow changes to database objects while maximizing availability of the changed objects. The number of REORG jobs needed has been reduced while, at the same time, delivering performance improvements of up to 20%. Additional performance improvements of up to 70% for LOAD and up to 40% for RECOVER drive additional benefits and resiliency.
Enables the deployment of new application workloads on the System z platform. It provides DB2 for z/OS data server functionality at a one-time charge price, and is available for eligible net new applications or workloads.
Your ability to distribute reporting information quickly throughout the enterprise has been exponentially increased thru the WebSphere® component of QMF™ Enterprise Edition. The Eclipse based product extends QMF-supported platforms to Linux, Solaris and HP-UX. QMF Enterprise Edition also extends its support beyond DB2 9 to include IDS support.