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CA Database Management Solutions Version 19.0 for DB2 for z/OS Now GA (Complete Release)

  • 1.  CA Database Management Solutions Version 19.0 for DB2 for z/OS Now GA (Complete Release)

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 11-11-2016 04:40 PM

    We are pleased to announce that Version 19.0 of the CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS Complete GA Release is now available. The incremental release program for Version 19.0 of the CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS has formally concluded. All new features and maintenance introduced during the program have been incorporated into this “complete” release.

     

    Highlights for this release include:

     

    • Performance improvements and cost savings:
      • Capture access path information for SQL that references temporary objects and on-demand rebind compare analysis in CA Plan Analyzer for DB2 for z/OS
      • Getpage sampling usage in CA Subsystem Analyzer for DB2 for z/OS lowers overhead
      • Asynchronous collection tasks in CA Detector for DB2 for z/OS shifts work to zIIP
      • Redesign of database exceptions in CA SYSVIEW Performance Management Option for DB2 consume a fraction of the CPU consumed in previous releases
      • Improvements in CA Log Analyzer for DB2 for z/OS for applying “mass-inserts” from the DB2 log
      • Flashcopy support during data cloning (data set or object level) within CA RC/Migrator for DB2 for z/OS (RC/Merger) significantly eliminates CPU costs and elapsed times
      • Other zIIP related improvements to reduce Total Cost of Ownership on the mainframe

     

    • Increased interoperability with IBM tools, including:
      • Option within CA RC/Migrator for DB2 for z/OS Utility Profile Services to use IBM UNLOAD as the preferred unload tool
      • Enhancements within CA RC/Query for DB2 for z/OS, CA Plan Analyzer for DB2 for z/OS, and CA SYSVIEW Performance Management Option for DB2 to accelerate implementation of IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator (IDAA)

     

    • Enhanced higher availability features to remove or minimize application outages when performing administration tasks

     

    • Product quality and simplified installation/upgrade

     

    • Enhanced DB2 version support for the supported DB2 versions:
      • DB2 10 NFM (New Function Mode) only
      • DB2 11 all modes
      • DB2 12 function level V12R1M100, for migration from DB2 11, and new function level V12R1M500 only
        Note: The incremental release program for Version 20.0 of the CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS will support additional DB2 12 function levels.

     

    See the CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS documentation for detailed information about this release (Release Information).

     

    You can download your copy of Version 19.0 of the CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS from CA Support Online at https://support.ca.com. If you have any questions or require assistance, contact CA Customer Care. You can also call CA Customer Care at +1-800-225-5224 in North America or see http://www.ca.com/phone for the local number in your country.

     

    If you need assistance in understanding these new features or implementing this latest release, our CA Services experts can help. For more information about CA Services and how you can leverage this expertise, visit CA Services.

     

    For a list of recommended courses, visit the CA Learning Paths and select the desired product. Courses created from previous releases can apply to the current release. The following videos are also available:

     

    For more information about this post, contact:

    Philippe.Dubost@ca.com: Product Manager for DB2 Recovery Suite and CA Report Facility

    Dhananjay.Joshi@ca.com: Product Manager for DB2 Administration Suite, DB2 Performance Suite, and DB2 Utilities Suite



  • 2.  Re: CA Database Management Solutions Version 19.0 for DB2 for z/OS Now GA (Complete Release)

    Posted 11-29-2016 04:34 PM

    We should have also promoted Virtual Index Maintenance support via CA Plan Analyzer for DB2 for z/OS.



  • 3.  Re: CA Database Management Solutions Version 19.0 for DB2 for z/OS Now GA (Complete Release)

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 11-30-2016 09:50 AM

    Hi Jeff,

    This announcement has been updated as requested.

    Thanks, Cindy.