DB2 Universal Database for iSeries Administration: The Graphical Way on V5R3

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 16 September 2004

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ISBN-10: 0738491373
ISBN-13: 9780738491370
IBM Form #: SG24-6092-00
(258 pages)

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Authors: Hernando Bedoya, Nandoo Neerukonda, Edwin Perez


iSeries Navigator for IBM i5/OS and OS/400 is the graphical interface to manage your IBM eServer iSeries runtime environment. V5R3 iSeries Navigator contains major functions and interface enhancements over previous releases.

This IBM Redbooks publication presents an overview of all V5R3 iSeries Navigator functions to manage and administer DB2 Universal Database (UDB) for iSeries. It serves as a companion guide for the database administrator to use DB2 UDB for iSeries. This book includes the latest announced features in V5R3 that iSeries Navigator provides for the database administrator of DB2 UDB for iSeries.

This book includes the new graphical interface provided for database in V5R3. In addition, it covers the following topics.

  • Definition of tables, indexes, views, and other database objects
  • Constraint definition and management
  • Database Navigator maps
  • Reverse engineering and Generate SQL
  • Run SQL Script center
  • Visual Explain

Table of contents

Part 1. Basic concepts
Chapter 1. Introducing DB2 Universal Database for iSeries
Chapter 2. Introducing iSeries Navigator

Part 2. Database administration
Chapter 3. Working with databases using iSeries Navigator
Chapter 4. Defining and managing constraints
Chapter 5. Database Navigator maps
Chapter 6. Reverse engineering and Generate SQL
Chapter 7. Run SQL Script Center
Chapter 8. Visual Explain

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