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.

Featured Content

SAP on IBM Z quarterly Webcast Series - replay of March 12 2020 call

Topic: SAP on IBM Z - Updates & Enhancements Time: March 12th, 4:00 p.m. CET (60 minutes) Speakers: Matthias Gimbel (SAP), Peter Becker (IBM) Replay now available, follow the link below.

Presentation and replay

Business Continuity for SAP on IBM Z, Edition 2020 available

This edition is based on IBM System Automation for z/OS 4.1 with APAR level OA54684 and on IBM System Automation for z/OS 4.2 with APAR level OA58750. It includes support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM Power System Big Endian and Little Endian as application server platform and new System Automation 4.1 functions (suspend and resume).

Business Continuity for SAP on IBM Z, Edition 2020

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

SAP on IBM Z Reference Architectures

SAP on IBM Z solutions are often at the heart of large corporations, banks or insurances. In these environments, major requirements to the IT infrastructure are typically business continuity, security, automated operations, scalability and optimum support for integration tasks. Refer to the following documents on how to implement and run SAP on IBM Z to meet these needs:

SAP Business Suite on IBM ZSAP Banking on IBM ZSAP Insurance on IBM Z

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 learning 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

Note 2303029Note 2302997Best Practice Guide Migrating SAP Systems to Db2 12Webcast (folder: Q4 -December12- 2019 RadioSAP: Migrating SAP to Db2 12 - revisited)

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