Book: DB2(R) Universal Database V8 Handbook for Windows, UNIX, and Linux
Publisher: IBM Press
IBM DB2 Universal Database V8 offers breakthrough availability, manageability, performance, and scalability. Now, straight from IBM, there’s a start-to-finish guide to DB2 Universal Database V8 administration and development for UNIX, Linux, and Windows.
This definitive reference covers every aspect of deploying and managing DB2 Universal Database V8, including database design for optimal performance, availability, and recoverability; day-to-day administration and backup; comparing, selecting, and using appropriate DB2 programming techniques; deploying networked and Internet-centered database applications; migrating to DB2 UDB from other databases or earlier versions of DB2; and much more.
Using real-world examples, this book shows how to take full advantage of DB2 V8′s most powerful enhancements. Philip K. Gunning brings together IBM’s best tips and techniques for saving time and money in every facet of database design, development, deployment, and administration.
Leveraging DB2 V8′s new Wizards, Advisors, and other automation/self-management features
Using the enhanced DB2 XML Extender to build next-generation B2B applications
Quickly creating Stored Procedures and UDFs with the new Development Center
Exploiting multidimensional clustering, prefetching, materialized query tables, Java threading, and other performance improvements
Using the DB2 improved monitoring and logging facilities
Maximizing availability via online table and index reorganization and dynamic configuration
Understanding the latest changes in the DB2 product family
About the Author
PHILIP K. GUNNING, Vice President of the Professional Services Division at DGI (Database-GUYS, Inc.), is responsible for the firm’s DB2 UDB product training and consulting practices. A recognized expert on IBM DB2 database platform, he has earned IBM recognition as both a IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert in DB2 database administration and as a DRDA IBM Certified Solutions provider.