- Pub. Date: September 2003
- Publisher:IBM Press
IBM DB2 Universal Database v8.1.2 will help you access any information, from any application, from anywhere in your organization, anytime—and do it all more easily and cost-effectively than you ever thought possible.
Now, in DB2 Version 8: The Official Guide, a team of IBM DB2 experts shows experienced DB2 professionals exactly how to make the most of DB2 Version 8 in any environment—Linux®, UNIX®, or Windows®.
The authors draw on extensive personal experience helping customers implement state-of-the-art DB2 solutions, and unparalleled access to the IBM DB2 development team. They offer detailed, never-before-published technical guidance for the key challenges you'll face in delivering high-performance DB2 databases, e-business infrastructure, and enterprise integration solutions. Coverage includes:
- Simplifying management with the Configuration Advisor, HealthCenter(, and Memory Visualizer
- Integrating the enterprise via Federated Web Services and the DB2 enhanced
- Maximizing database scalability, availability, and robustness
- Using multidimensional data clustering and other integrated business intelligence tools
- Integrating with IBM WebSphere and Microsoft software development tools
- Leveraging key improvements in DB2 SQL functionality
The accompanying CD-ROM contains a complete trial version of IBM® DB2® Universal Database Personal Edition Version 8.1, for Windows® Operating Environments, Evaluation Copy, plus the DB2 demonstration program for trying out the various SQL commands on your own machine.
If you're an experienced DB2 professional who's ready to take DB2 Version 8 to the max, DB2 Version 8: The Official Guide is the book you've been searching for.More Reviews and Recommendations
PAUL C. ZIKOPOULOS is Database Specialist, DB2 Certified Advanced Technical Expert, and DB2 Certified Customer Solutions Expert for IBM in Toronto, Canada. He is a co-author of DB2: The Complete Reference, DB2 Fundamentals Certification for Dummies, DB2 For Windows For Dummies, and A DBA's Guide to Databases on Linux.
GEORGE BAKLARZ, IBM Senior Manager for DB2 Technical Sales Support, works closely with customers to help them understand new DB2 technology, and to gain their feedback for improving DB2 products. George is also a co-author of the DB2 Universal Database v8 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Guide.
DIRK deROOS is a member of the DB2 Information Development team, specializing in database monitoring and DB2 application development. Dirk is a DB2 Certified Solutions Expert.
ROMAN B. MELNYK is a senior member of the DB2 Information Development team, specializing in database administration, DB2 utilities, and SQL. During more than eight years at IBM, Roman has written numerous DB2 books, articles, and other related materials. Roman recently co-authored DB2: The Complete Reference, DB2 Fundamentals Certification for Dummies, and DB2 For Windows For Dummies.