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Getting Started With DB2 Express-C

Ian Hakes, Rav Ahuja Mar 29, 2016

This book is intended for anyone who works with or intends to work with databases, such as database administrators (DBAs), application developers, consultants, software architects, product managers, instructors, and students.

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DB2 Express-C data server software ("DB2 Express-C") is a member of the IBM DB2 family of powerful data server software for managing both relational and XML data. DB2 Express-C is a free, no-limits, and easy to use edition of DB2. The ‘C’ in DB2 Express-C stands for the Community. 
Part I, Overview and Setup, explains what DB2 Express-C edition is all about, introduces the DB2 family of products and features, assists with installation and creation of databases, and explores the tools available with DB2.
Part II, Learning DB2: Database Administration, is designed to familiarize you with the DB2 environment, architecture, remote connectivity, database objects, data movement (import/export/load), security, backup and recovery, concurrency and locking, and other common maintenance tasks.
Part III - Learning DB2: Application Development, introduces DB2 application development, including server-side and client-side development. It also discusses SQL/XML, XQuery, and pureXML®.
The Appendix contains useful information about troubleshooting.
Table of Contents  
  • Chapter 1 – What is DB2 Express-C?
  • Chapter 2 – Related features and products
  • Chapter 3 – DB2 installation
  • Chapter 4 – DB2 Environment
  • Chapter 5 – DB2 Tools
  • Chapter 6 – DB2 Architecture
  • Chapter 7 – DB2 Client Connectivity
  • Chapter 8 – Working with Database Objects
  • Chapter 9 – Data Movement Utilities
  • Chapter 10 – Database Security
  • Chapter 11 – Backup and Recovery
  • Chapter 12 – Maintenance Tasks
  • Chapter 13 – Concurrency and Locking
  • Chapter 14 – Introduction to DB2 Application Development
  • Chapter 15 – DB2 pureXML
  • Appendix A – Troubleshooting
  • Appendix B – References and Resources