This page is dedicated to providing useful resources for developing and administering DB2 on all platforms. 


DB2 Blog Links

Dave Beulke - Performance features in DB2 V9 for z/OS

Chris Eaton - An Expert's Guide to DB2 Technology

Craig Mullins - DB2Portal

Craig Mullins - Perspectives on database management

DB2 Express-C - Community Team Blog

DB2usa - Blog about DB2 for z/OS

Dwain Snow - Thoughts on DB2

Fred Sobotka - DB2 for LUW News

Leon Katsnelson  - Database Talk: Insights on DB2 & application development

Susan Viser DB2 Certification - Everything you ever wanted to know about getting certified

Willie Favero - Getting the most out of DB2 for z/OS and system z

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Online Journals
DB2 Magazine
IDUG Solutions Journal
DB2 Times
IBM Systems Journal
IBM Journal of Research and Development
TSO Times

DB2 Toolbox

Do you have a favorite CLIST or REXX routine that could save someone hours in administration?  Please send it to

Some topics of interest are:

  • JCL
  • SQL Scripts
  • Clist/Rexx
  • Cobol/C/Java programs
  • Stored Procedures
  • Functions
  • Triggers
  • Performance Tips
  • Recovery Tips

Warning: These files are available ASIS with no implied warranty and no support. 
               Please use these sample for education puposes only.


Rexx Programs
DRAW - This is an edit macro used to build an SQL (SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE) statement while in edit 
             much like the QMF DRAW command does. [ Troy Coleman - Softbase Systems ]