The DB2 Universal DRDA Certification Guide

The DB2 Universal DRDA Certification Guide

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The DB2 Universal DRDA Certification Guide gives you all the information you'll ever need to access DB2 data stored on an IBM mainframe -- and it's an extraordinary resource for anyone who wants to achieve IBM DB2 certification. It begins with a general overview of IBM's world-class DB2 database products and their supported communications protocols. DRDA concepts and terminology are introduced, as are the features of DB2 Connect Version 5.0. Walk step-by-step through installation, gateway configuration, and AS/400 connectivity. This insider's guide by IBM database professionals also contains never-before-published techniques for troubleshooting and maximizing performance.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 500 pages
  • 175.26 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 612.35g
  • IBM Press
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • 0130824259
  • 9780130824257

Table of contents

1. Overview.

DB2 Family of Products. DB2 UDB Family of Products. DB2 Connect. Introduction to DRDA.

2. DRDA Using SNA.

Introduction to SNA. DB2 Universal Database. DB2 for OS/390. AS/400.

3. DRDA Using TCP/IP.

Introduction to TCP/IP. DB2 Universal Database. DB2 for OS/390. AS/400.

4. Considerations when Configuring a Gateway.

Setup Communications on the Gateway. Configuring the Administration Server on the Gateway. Cataloging on the Clients.

5. Performance and System Management Considerations.

Binding DB2 Connect Utilities. Security Considerations. Connection Limits. Performance Considerations.

6. Diagnostic Tips and Techniques.

Problem Determination Objectives. Approach to Problem Determination and Resolution. PD/PSI Tools.

Appendix A. Test Objectives.

Objectives. Questions. Answers.

Appendix B. SNA Configuration.

Comms Server for NT and PComms for NT. Integrated SNA Support. Microsoft SNA Server. IBM Comms Server for AIX. IBM Comms Server for OS/2.

Appendix C. TCP/IP Configuration.

TCP/IP Configuration on Windows NT. TCP/IP Configuration on OS/2. TCP/IP Configuration on the AS/400.

Appendix D. Related Publications.

International Technical Support Organization Publications. Other Publications.

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About Roman Brandl

Roman Brandl, Jonathon Cook and Calene Janacek, Vincent Lie and Dwaine Snow are software professionals at IBM's International Technical Support Organization, Austin, TX.
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