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.

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SAP on IBM Z quarterly Webcast Series - next call on September 19 2019

Registration is open for our third quarterly webinar dedicated to our SAP on IBM Z clients and business partners. Topic: SAP Z Connector (ZCO) Time: September 19th, 4:00 p.m. CET (60 minutes) Speakers: Rainer Pfister, SAP and Stephan Sell, IBM The SAP Z Connector (ZCO) Toolkit for z/OS is based on SAP’s Remote Function Call Technology (RFC) and shows how to implement communication calls to SAP Business APIs. Registration passcode : 1992019

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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

Expert Content

Migrating SAP Systems to Db2 12 for z/OS

IBM support of Db2 11 for z/OS is running out in September 2020; it is high time that you start moving your SAP landscape on IBM Z to Db2 12 for z/OS if you have not yet done so. A completely revised version of the best practice guide “Migrating SAP Systems to Db2 12 for z/OS” is now available. The updated guide includes all the learnings collected since Db2 12 for z/OS was released by SAP & IBM in October 2016. In addition, significant new information has been added in the following areas: - System requirements - Migration paths - Online migration with Db2 data-sharing - Maintenance with Db2 Continuous Delivery

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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