Provides new features to make it easier for developers and support staff to deliver robust Db2 applications. Enhancements include an enhanced SQL MERGE statement, significant extensions to the system's temporal capabilities and an expanded set of options for dynamic schema change.
Supports SQL as a service (SQLaaS) through RESTful connectivity. Offers enhanced support for cloud and mobile workloads. Increases maximum table size from 16 TB to 4 PB and uses RESTful API technology.