Thursday, July 1, 2021

Db2 11.5.6 is available

You probably already have noticed that a new release of Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows is available, Db2 11.5.6. You can download the Db2 Fix Pack via the usual support site. The related documentation highlights the following features:

  • Improved high availability with Advanced Log Space Management,
  • Graph modeling and analysis of Db2 data using IBM Db2 Graph,
  • Restrictions lifted on accessing column-organized tables
  • Technical preview update to Machine Learning Optimizer
  • New Click-to-Containerize utility

Aside from the highlights page, I usually go over the enhancements by category. Here are my personal highlights:

I am sure that we are going to learn all the details at the IDUG EMEA 2021 conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, in October. Mark your calendars.