DB2 Version 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Database applications and routines upgrade

Upgrading to DB2® Version 9.7 involves the upgrade of your database applications and routines if changes in DB2 Version 9.7 impact your database applications and routines.

Upgrading your applications and routines involves the following actions:

If your applications and routines use any functionality that is deprecated in DB2 Version 9.7, you should plan how to remove this functionality from your application code in the near future.

Also, you should consider adopting new functionality available in DB2 Version 9.7 to enhance functionality and improve performance.