DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows: DBA Guide, Reference, and Exam Prep, 6th Edition

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by George Baklarz, Paul C. Zikopoulos.

Published: 17 Nov 2007
ISBN: 978-0-13-185514-4

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Written for both DBAs and developers, this definitive reference and self-study guide covers all aspects of deploying and managing DB2 9, including DB2 database design and development; day-to-day administration and backup; deployment of networked, Internet-centered, and SOA-based applications; migration; and much more. You'll also find an unparalleled collection of expert tips for optimizing performance, availability, and value.

Coverage includes:

    • Important security and resiliency enhancements, including advanced access control; fine-grained, label-based security; and the new security administrator role
    • Breakthrough pureXML features that make it easier to succeed with service-oriented architecture
    • Operational improvements that enhance DBA efficiency--including self-tuning memory allocation, automated storage management, and storage optimization
    • Table-partitioning features that improve scalability and manageability
    • Powerful improvements for more agile and rapid development, including the new Eclipse-based Developer Workbench and simple SQL or XQuery access to all data

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