DB2 Deployment Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on October 24, 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738431745
ISBN-13: 9780738431741
IBM Form #: SG24-7653-00


Authors: Whei-Jen Chen, Jian TJ Tang, Carsten Block and John Chun

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    Abstract

    DB2® provides various installation methods as well as features and tools to deploy a large number of clients and servers. Database administrators, application developers, and application architects have a number of available options when deploying DB2 9.5 for Linux® , UNIX® , and Windows® (DB2 for LUW).

    Focusing on the DB2 V9.5 deployment methodology, this IBM® Redbooks® publication provides general guidance and serves as a reference resource for DB2 based solution deployment. These techniques and considerations are also applicable to other recent versions of DB2 for LUW.

    Deployment begins at planning. We introduce various DB2 for LUW products to help you choose the right DB2 product for your enterprise. DB2 9.5 can be installed interactively using a graphical installer, or in a silent install where input is passed to the installer through a response file. We show details on how to deploy DB2 servers and clients to both single and multiple systems using the DB2 provided functions and features as well as a customized script.

    We also describe how to deploy DB2 through Microsoft® System Management Server (SMS). In addition, we cover how to deploy DB2 with various applications, including Java™ , C/C++, PHP, Python, Ruby, Perl, and .Net. Finally, we explain how to deploy a pre-configured database.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction to DB2 deployment

    Chapter 2. DB2 server deployment

    Chapter 3. DB2 client deployment

    Chapter 4. Deploying applications with DB2

    Chapter 5. Deploying pre-configured databases

    Appendix A. Sample applications

    Appendix B. Additional material

     

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