On April 28, 2014, IBM announced IBM i 7.2, a new version of the popular operating system that includes DB2 for i. This version of DB2 for i adds additional capabilities to:

  • Enhance protection of data through access rules and masking techniques
  • Extend legacy application code by modernizing DB2 for i usage
  • Improve performance of accessing and managing data in DB2 for i
  • Improve productivity of developers with powerful SQL enhancements