This section reviews key migration and planning considerations to take note of in planning for DB 10 for z/OS.
As in previous releases, we recommend a short time for mixed-release coexistence in data sharing. A short period for Enable New Function Mode (ENFM) is also highly recommended. Support from vendors may affect the migration staging. One concern for Conversion Mode (CM) is that some new performance improvements cannot be used.
Exchanging files with customers and trading partners is commonplace in today's global economy, but keeping that data secure remains a difficult challenge as does staying in compliance with the various regulations governing data security, including PCI DSS, HIPAA, SOX, GBLA, and more.