Here is a summarized list of the recent enhancements we have made to Version 20.0 of the CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS.
New MRI Solutions Assessment - Db2 for z/OS Report: A new assessment is now available in CA Mainframe Resource Intelligence (MRI) that provides insights to optimize, modernize, and secure your IBM® Db2 for z/OS environments. The new Db2 for z/OS Report explores your mainframe Db2 subsystems and provides easy-to-read reports to help you optimize your database management system (DBMS) investment, and possibly help in achieving cost reductions, modernization, and data protection. The Db2 for z/OS Report can help you quickly assess the complexity and size of your Db2 environment and provide zPARM recommendations to help improve performance.
To ask questions or schedule a demo, go to CA Mainframe Resource Intelligence or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recovery Estimator: Database Administrators can use the new Recovery Estimator batch utility to determine if Db2 objects are recoverable and also estimate how much time it will take to complete the recovery. For each Db2 object you specify, the following details are provided:
This information is often needed to confirm that recovery service level agreements (SLAs) can be met and to fine-tune your recovery strategies. The Db2 objects and copy data sets are untouched during the estimation and verification process. For more information about this feature, see Use the Recovery Estimator.
Smart/Restart: a new solution in the CA Db2 Tools portfolio, which provides Broadcom customers with the ability to automatically restart Db2 and IMS applications from the point of failure and avoid the need to restart processing from the beginning (sometimes referred to as "coordinated recovery".
This new solution can help to:
Often without changes to source code!
For more information about these enhancements, see New Features in the Release Notes.
Join the CA Db2 Tools 20.0 Validation Project, where the Broadcom labs reveal upcoming features and seek users' feedback. You will see what we are developing as we develop it. Validation meetings are your best opportunity to influence the development of the CA Database Management Solutions for Db2 for z/OS products.
Register today at https://validate.broadcom.com/key/db2tools200.