SAP Solutions on IBM DB2 UDB V8.2.2 Handbook

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on October 31, 2005, updated March 29, 2006

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ISBN-10: 0738493880
ISBN-13: 9780738493886
IBM Form #: SG24-6765-00


Authors: Whei-Jen Chen, Jochen Donner, Edgardo G. König, Masako Konno, Beck Tang and Xiaomei Wang

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    Abstract

    IBM and SAP share a vision for responding to customers' specific requirements for tighter integration, platform flexibility, lower total cost of ownership, and improved performance. DB2 UDB V8.2.2 is an SAP-optimized version that uses autonomic computing technologies specifically tuned to help SAP users streamline installation, improve performance, and increase availability.

    This IBM Redbooks publication provides information for SAP consultants and SAP system administrators. It includes the latest DB2 UDB architecture details, SAP-related features and functions, practical advice on SAP NetWeaver 2004 installations, and DB2 configuration in SAP environments.

    We describe DB2 UDB’s logical and physical database objects, storage management, SAPs data classes, and space reclamation strategies, and provide the best practices for intelligent storage subsystems.

    We also discuss how to use DBA Cockpit to monitor your system, DB2 UDB log file management, database backup and recovery, and high availability and clustered solutions. We introduce the Problem Description / Problem Source Identification (PD/PSI) methodology, and the troubleshooting approaches for common problems. Finally, we include a discussion of the new features of SAP NetWeaver 2004s Business Intelligence (SAP BI) with DB2 UDB V8.2.2.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. DB2 UDB and SAP

    Chapter 2. DB2 UDB architecture from SAP’s view

    Chapter 3. Installing SAP NetWeaver 2004s with DB2 UDB V8.2.2

    Chapter 4. Storage management in depth

    Chapter 5. DB2 UDB configuration from SAP perspective

    Chapter 6. SAP database administration

    Chapter 7. Protecting your SAP data

    Chapter 8. Database problem diagnostics

    Chapter 9. Using DB2 UDB V8.2 and V8.2.2 features with legacy SAP systems

    Chapter 10. SAP NetWeaver 2004s Business Intelligence with DB2 UDB

     

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