DB2 for z/OS and OS/390 Development for Performance in two volumes (this is Volume 1 of 2) is the first book to include the features and facilities of V7 integrated into the book. It is the oldest and newest book on DB2. It is the oldest in that the original material was developed during ESP of V1.1 in 1983 and rewritten in each of the author's previous six books. It is the newest in that it is constantly updated for each release/version, current PTFs, and APARs) has incorporated the input of over 16,000 course attendees in 27 countries on 6 continents, and has grown with DB2 to 1,409 pages. This edition even has V7, V6, or V5 APAR number noted with the first occurrence of a feature specific to the version or APAR. In addition, the index has an entry for each item as generated by a word processor so you can easily find new features.