Db2 Connect enhancements and changes summary

In 11.5, Db2 Connect product capabilities have been enhanced and changed.

Db2 Connect overview

Db2 Connect provides fast and robust connectivity to IBM® mainframe databases for applications running on Linux®, UNIX, and Windows operating systems.

Db2 for IBM i, Db2 for z/OS®, and Db2 Server for VM and VSE continue to be the database systems of choice for managing critical data for the largest organizations in the world. There is a great demand to integrate this data with applications running on Linux, UNIX, and Windows operating systems.

Db2 Connect has a number of Db2 Connect Server products that are several connection solutions. Db2 Connect Server is a server that concentrates and manages connections from multiple desktop clients and Web applications to Db2 Connect Server running on mainframes or IBM Power Systems servers. You can replace Db2 Connect Server with Db2 Connect client and receive equivalent or superior function. In addition, you can reduce complexity, improve performance, and deploy application solutions with smaller footprints for your business users.