Introduction IBM participates in several partnership programs with SAP AG. As part of this partnership, IBM and SAP work together to run different SAP applications. This benefit SAP because it broadens the exposure of their applications and personnel to different environments and gives them the opportunity to try new features and functions and improve their products. IBM products and personnel similarly benefit and it is part of IBM's continuous testing of its products. This paper describes several tests the authors performed with IBM System z, DB2 for z/OS and SAP's Bank Analyzer (BA). BA is an integrated family of financial sub-products intended to provide bank management a consistent and prompt view of the institution's risk and return. It uses data from the institution's operations.