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Here you'll find information related to SAP systems running on DB2 for z/OS as database and System z as database server as well as for Linux on System z as application server.

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SAP on IBM System z & DB2 for z/OS - Info Bundle

SAP and IBM compiled an information bundle which contains an overview presentation, solution briefs, architecture guides as well as many customer references. Follow this link or the link in the Key Topics section. 25 Aug 2014

Monitoring and Administration - News and Improvements

The Monitoring and Administration page has been updated with the latest news. 19 Aug 2014


Rapid Direct Access to Transactional Data in DB2 for z/OS by SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse

The IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator (DB2 Accelerator) is a workload optimized appliance add-on to DB2 for z/OS that accelerates SQL queries with unprecedented response time. The DB2 Accelerator can dramatically speed-up access to data that resides in a transactional system for reporting in SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (SAP BW) without extracting, transferring and loading the data to the SAP BW system. The approach shown in this documentation allows near real-time operational business intelligence and snap shot reporting with minimal impact on resource consumption in the transactional system. 15 May 2014


Casebook: DB2 backup, recovery and cloning for SAP environments - Update

As a strategic solution, DB2 for z/OS provides the integrated BACKUP SYSTEM and RESTORE SYSTEM utilities, which internally rely on DS8000 FlashCopy and z/OS DFSMShsm technology. The DB2 Cloning Tool and the DB2 Recovery Expert for z/OS can be optionally used to further facilitate, automate and accelerate many of the tasks. The 2014 edition provides hands-on tips and tricks based on DB2 11 and z/OS 2.1 for using the above mentioned DB2 utilities and tools in SAP environments in the most beneficial way.

For DB2 10 and z/OS 1.13 the 2012 edition is still valid. 2 May 2014


Setup of New DB2 Data-Sharing Failover Solution with the SAP Failover Configuration Tool

The Failover Configuration Tool is a tool, that eases the definition of connections to an IBM DB2 for z/OS database and assists in the setup of a failover configuration environment. This article describes how to use the Failover Configuration Tool in detail and provides several screenshots that visualize the configuration of an ABAP-based SAP system. 14 Apr 2014


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