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IBM DB2 Data Server Driver 10.5 FP2 Special Build 31569 is now available for download on SAP Service Marketplace.
More details on Special Builds in note 1927404. 5 Dec 2013
A new Best Practice document for the migration to DB2 11 is available now, see Related Recources section below. 4 Nov 2013
DB2 11 is now generally available and has also been certified by SAP. 25 Oct 2013
IBM intends to make DB2 11 for z/OS ( DB2 11) generally available on October 25, 2013. Here you can find the announcement letter.
More information on the IBM DB2 11 website. 2 Oct 2013
DB2 11 will be released for all SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver as soon as this new database version is generally available from IBM.
For more details see SAP Note 1850403. 1 Oct 2013
The System Automation (SA) for z/OS APAR OA41749 delivers an implementation of SAP's HAlib functionality for SAP Central Services on z/OS. Together with the *SAPSRV 'best-practice' policy the HAlib ensures seamless integration of SAPlifecycle operations (e.g. via SAP MC or SAP SUM/EhPI) and SA z/OS.
For details see the documentation that comes with OA41749 and the SAP Community Network at http://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-28875. 19 Jul 2013
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