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Category Archives: DB2 z/OS

Jenkins and z/OS

Published April 2nd, 2019 - by

Introduction DevOps has been a driving force in accelerated development delivery and improved quality outcomes for a few years now. Our mid-range colleagues have been championing this approach for a while, and there’s lots of good reasons why the mainframe teams should be picking this up and running with it as well: Code quality verification Continue Reading

DB2 Native REST API – Versioning and Control

Published December 7th, 2018 - by

Introduction The DB2 for z/OS REST API has been available on V11 and V12 for a while now and has continued to evolve through IBMs continuous delivery maintenance strategy. With the arrival of APAR PI98649 (V12 PTF UI58425, V11 PTF UI58431), the functionality has been extended to include commands to control the availability of services Continue Reading

DB2 for z/OS New Function Watch – V12R1M502 is here

Published May 15th, 2018 - by

Background The advent of DB2 12 for z/OS brought with it a fundamental change in the way that IBM is delivering new DB2 capabilities. Gone are the monolithic version upgrades with 2-3 year release cycles that we knew so well in the past, IBM has instead embraced a more agile development model and is now Continue Reading

DB2 Native REST API – curl

Published January 31st, 2018 - by

Introduction One of the things that we frequently want to do is to perform a quick check of the REST service that we’ve just created. In the previous blogs we’ve seen how we can do this with PHP and Java, but why can’t we just use a command line tool? Well, we can. Curl, or Continue Reading

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