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SAP on Db2 for z/OS

Find resources – including blogs, questions and answers, and resources for administering your Db2 for z/OS database with an SAP system.

SAP on IBM Z quarterly Webcast Series

SAP on IBM Z quarterly Webcast Series - next call on June 6 2019

Registration is open for our second quarterly webinar dedicated to our SAP on IBM Z clients and business partners.

  • Topic: Technical Monitoring Cockpit
  • Time: June 6th, 4:00 p.m. CET (60 minutes)
  • Speaker: Julia Konstantinova, SAP

Learn about a comprehensive monitoring tool that spans the ABAP application engine, database, operating system, and hardware – both physical and virtual.

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Business Continuity for SAP on IBM Z, Edition 2019 available

The new version includes support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM Power as application server platform. A REXX utility SAPMVCF is documented which is interesting for customers who exploit enqueue replication into an IBM Z coupling facility. They can use the utility to detect and resolve a co-location situation of an SAP enqueue server and its coupling facility replication data. Instructions for installing SAP Central Services with coupling facility replication are provided.

Business Continuity for SAP on IBM Z, Edition 2019


SAP Solution Manager Diagnostics Agent on z/OS

Install and set up an SAP Solution Manager Diagnostics Agent (SMDA) instance on z/OS and connect it to your SAP Solution Manager.

SAP Solution Manager Diagnostics Agent on z/OS

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Casebook: Tightly Integrated DB2 Backup, Recovery and Cloning

As a strategic solution, Db2 for z/OS provides the integrated BACKUP SYSTEM and RESTORE SYSTEM utilities. The 2017 edition of the Casebook for this solution to cover Db2 12 is available.

Casebook 2017 Edition

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Migration to Db2 12

This document attached to note 2303029 gives an overview of how to migrate to Db2 12 for z/OS. For a detailed procedure, use the IBM documentation Db2 12 for z/OS: Installation and Migration Guide. Please also see SAP Note 2303029 for corrections and updates to the migration procedure. To ensure that you can perform these tasks successfully, it is important to meet the requirements and perform the preparations listed in this guide.

Note 2303029

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