IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS details

Deep Db2 integration within IBM Z

Deep integration with Db2 for z/OS can ensure every query workload runs in the most efficient way, and each query is executed in an optimal environment.

High-performance query execution

Transparently routes complex queries from Db2 for z/OS to an optimized high-performance environment. This ensures rapid responses for these queries without application changes.

In-database transformation

Helps you simplify and reduce your infrastructure by pushing SQL data transformations into the Accelerator. Reduce the need to move data across different platforms and simplify the data transformation process.

Flexible deployment options

Deploy the form factor that best suits your organization’s requirements – either as an appliance on a PureData System for Analytics appliance or on an IBM Integrated Analytics System appliance -- and/or directly on the IBM Z mainframe.

Customer case studies

Technical details

Software requirements

The Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS software requires:

  • z/OS V2.1, or later
  • Db2 V11.1 for z/OS, or later
  • Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS V11.1, or later

Hardware requirements

Depending on the deployment option chosen, requires an appropriately sized IBM PureData System for Analytics appliance, IBM Integrated Analytics System appliance or Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) processors for deployment on the z14. Size is determined by the required performance given amount of data, number of users, complexity of queries and their arrival rate.