The popularity of DB2 running on Linux, Unix, and Windows continues to grow. As a result of this growth and popularity, a shortage of experienced non-mainframe DB2 DBAs and developers has resulted.
IT departments today have to deal with tightening budgets and shrinking staffs, and the luxury of being a single platform DBA is becoming a thing of the past. Many DB2 mainframe DBAs and developers find themselves supporting DB2 on distributed platforms, resulting in a huge learning curve.
In this whitepaper, DB2 Expert Jim Wankowski examines the key architectural and administrative differences between DB2 LUW and DB2 z/OS.