IBM DB2 9 New Features

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March 5, 2007


Electronic book text, 422 pages

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0071509089 / 9780071509084

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Design and deploy integrated enterprise-class business solutions

Enhance productivity, profitability, and efficiency using IBM DB2 9 and the detailed information in this comprehensive resource. Written by experienced IBM data server professionals, IBM DB2 9 New Features covers the technical details of the major new aspects of DB2 9 alongside real-world business uses, syntax examples, and insider tips. Learn how to manipulate and manage XML data using pureXML, automate maintenance tasks, and seamlessly integrate Java, PHP, and Perl scripts. Plus, you'll get vital coverage of the brand-new DB2 Developer Workbench, enhanced .NET developer support, Ruby on Rails, and database security.

  • Learn about all the auto-configuration features that make getting DB2 up and running faster than ever before
  • Define, share, and validate data using XML and the unique pureXML DB2 Hybrid Storage Engine
  • Improve runtime performance and optimize storage with the new DB2 Compression Technology
  • Automatically handle DB2 memory allocation using the Self Tuning Memory Manager
  • Use Automatic Storage, Autonomic Computing, and a host of other autonomic features that make managing DB2 a snap
  • Create dynamic data server blueprints with Rational Data Architect version 6.1
  • Incorporate Java applications using the IBM WebSphere Application Server and DB2 data server
  • Develop open-source scripts using PHP, Perl, Toad, and Ruby on Rails
  • Utilize the DB2 Developer Workbench or exploit the enhanced .NET developer support
  • Deploy the latest DB2 security and high availability features

Table of contents

Part I. XML in DB2 New Hybrid Storage EngineCh. 1. What is XML?Ch. 2. When Do I use pureXML?Ch. 3. pureXML: The DB2 XML DatabaseCh. 4. Tuning XML PerformancePart II. Autonomics and ManageabilityCh. 5. Up and Running EnhancementsCh. 6. Self Tuning Memory ManagerCh. 7. Automated StorageCh. 8. Other Autonomic and Manageability EnhancementsPart III. Application DevelopmentCh. 9. Rational Data ArchitectCh. 10. DB2 and the .NET DeveloperCh. 11. DB2 and the Java DeveloperCh. 12. DB2 and the Scripting Languages DeveloperCh. 13. DB2 and the XML DeveloperCh. 14. DB2 Developer WorkbenchCh. 15. Other Application Development TopicsPart IV. Security EnhancementsCh. 16. Label-Based Access ControlCh. 17. Additional Security EnhancementsPart V. SHARP EnhancementsCh. 18. Larger Table Space SupportCh. 19. Larger Object SupportCh. 20. Raw CompressionCh. 21. High-Availability EnhancementsCh. 22. Additional SHARP EnhancementsIndex

Author comments

Paul C. Zikopoulos, BA, MBA, is on the IBM Database Competitive Technology team. He is the coauthor of DB2:The Complete Reference.

George Baklarz, B Math, M Sc, is a senior manager in the DB2 Worldwide Pre-sales Support Group.

Leon Katsnelson works in the IBM Toronto Lab where he manages a team of IBM DB2 UDB product managers.

Chris Eaton is the senior product manager for DB2 Universal Database.


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