Chapter 4. Controlling Your Environment with DB2 Control Center and Command-Line Tools

The first computer I used was a TRS80, and believe it or not the first program I used on that computer was a graphical game that involved spaceships, aliens, and numerous other things that could be rendered with little white squares on a black background. The one concrete thing I loved about the TRS80 was that when I started the tape drive to load a game, it was obvious when it had completed loading and the program started. Equally important, when I finished, it was obvious the game had exited.

What on earth does that have to do with managing DB2? Well, think for a moment about all the software you've ever installed and used in your life—whether databases, web ...

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