DB2 data sharing can provide the following advantages over database architectures:
•Separate, independent DB2 systems
•Improved DB2 availability during both planned and unplanned outages
•Increased scalability because you are not bound by the limits of a single DB2 system
•Greater flexibility when configuring systems
These advantages and an overview of the operational aspects of data sharing are described in detail in DB2 11 for z/OS Data Sharing: Planning and Administration, SC19-4055.
DB2 11 for z/OS provides a number of enhancements ...