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DB2 10 for z/OS Product Documentation

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The following DB2 10 for z/OS manuals are available in PDF format:

DB2 Version 10 for z/OS PDF Manuals
Title Order Number Last updated
Administration Guide SC19-2968 10/2013
Application Programming and SQL Guide SC19-2969 11/2013
Application Programming Guide and Reference for Java SC19-2970 3/2014
Codes GC19-2971 2/2014
Command Reference SC19-2972 2/2014
Data Sharing: Planning and Administration SC19-2973 6/2013
Installation and Migration Guide GC19-2974 12/2013
Internationalization Guide SC19-2975 12/2013
Introduction to DB2 for z/OS GC19-2976 3/2014
IRLM Messages and Codes for IMS and DB2 for z/OS GC19-2666 10/2013
Licensed Program Specifications GC19-2977 10/2010
Managing Performance SC19-2978 2/2014
Managing Security SC19-3496 11/2013
Messages GC19-2979 2/2014
ODBC Guide and Reference SC19-2980 6/2013
pureXML Guide SC19-2981 12/2013
RACF Access Control Module Guide SC19-2982 6/2013
Spatial Support for DB2 for z/OS User's Guide and Reference GC19-2986 10/2013
SQL Reference SC19-2983 2/2014
SQL Reference for Cross-Platform Development Version 4 2012
Text Search for DB2 for z/OS Installation, Administration, and Reference GC19-2987 2/2014
Utility Guide and Reference SC19-2984 12/2013
What's New? GC19-2985 12/2013

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Program Directories

Program Directories are intended for the system programmer responsible for program installation and maintenance. They contain information concerning the material and procedures associated with the installation of the product.

Program Directories for DB2 Version 10 for z/OS
Title Order Number Last Updated
DB2 10 for z/OS Program Directory GI10-8829-04 11/2012
DB2 Accessories Suite for z/OS Program Directory GI10-8842-01 12/2012
DB2 Utilities Suite for z/OS, V10, Program Directory GI10-8840-00 10/2010
z/OS Application Connectivity to DB2 for z/OS GI10-8830-00 10/2010
Program Directories for DB2 10 for z/OS Value Unit Edition
Title Order Number Last Updated
DB2 10 for z/OS VUE Program Directory GI10-8839-04 11/2012
z/OS Application Connectivity to DB2 for z/OS VUE Program Directory GI10-8853-00 10/2010

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