Getting Ready for Db2 13

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Session title: Getting Ready for Db2 13

Session abstract: The purpose of this presentation is to introduce the new migration process for the new Db2 13 for z/OS release. The Db2 13 release migration process is significantly different from any previous Db2 release migration. The changes are, in fact, revolutionary.

This presentation will detail the Db2 12 continuous delivery process, the Db2 12 to Db2 13 migration process, and go into details regarding application compatibility and the Continuous Delivery process as it relates to Db2 13.

Each release brings new migration processes and challenges and this presentation will detail the nuts and bolts of the significant Db2 process and procedure changes.

Speaker biography: John Lyle has worked for IBM at the Silicon Valley Laboratory in the DB2 organization since 1985. Joining DB2 development in 1995, he has worked in the RDS area focusing mostly on the DB2 system catalog, migration and fallback and the data definitional language (DDL) areas as well as the index manager area. He has been the lead designer and implementer of the catalog and fallback changes since V5 and has worked on numerous other development items over the years. John was the lead designer for DB2 9’s Clone table function. In V8 – V12+ John was the Utility lead for all of the ENFM changes that were made to the DB2 catalog and directory. In V12 John was a development leader and designer in the move to DB2’s new continuous development process. John is currently working in DB2’s Utility department.