This course is for installers of DB2 10 z/OS and/or migration to DB2 11 for z/OS using the Install CLIST. The participants are involved in lectures that explain DB2 11 components and pointers, and the processes used to install or migrate from DB2 10.


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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to: Prepare z/OS TSO environment to run the Install CLIST Provide appropriate parameters for the Install CLIST Execute the Install CLIST Define DB2 10 for z/OS Define VSAM catalog and alias Define system data sets and databases Initialize system data sets and databases Define DB2 10 for z/OS initialization parameters Define user authorization exits Record DB2 11 for z/OS data to SMF Establish subsystem security Verify the DB2 10 for z/OS installation Update subsystem parameters Create a new subsystem parameter module Migrate DB2 10 for z/OS to DB2 11 for z/OS Conversion Mode Enable DB2 11 for z/OS New Function Mode Verify migration Convert the BSDS and Catalog/Directory to 10-byte RBA and LRSN usage

  • Course Outline

  • Installation preparation for DB2 10 for z/OS
    Installation CLIST
    Installing the DB2 10 subsystem
    Verification of DB2 10 with the sample applications
    Performing parameter update
    Migrating to DB2 11 conversion mode
    DB2 10 enabling-new-function and new-function modes
    Verification of DB2 11 with the sample applications
    10-byte RBA and LRSN (new)


Anyone responsible for maintaining, installing or migrating DB2 10 for z/OS to DB2 11 for z/OS, or installing DB2 11 for z/OS will benefit from this course.




The following prerequisites are suggested: The basic concepts and facilities of DB2; The basic concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL) z/OS Time Sharing Option (TSO) and the z/OS interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF); Course CV832 Database Administration Part I or equivalent Work experience in a z/OS environment; Course CV852 System Administration or equivalent; Work experience in a z/OS environment; Defining and allocating z/OS data sets using z/OS job control language (JCL) or equivalent experience.


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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