DB2 Application Development

DB2 offers a rich application development environment that allows developers to build databases supporting requirements for e-business and business intelligence applications. Many of these tools are integrated with the database; the major tools are reviewed next:

  • Stored Procedure Builder. Enables the creation, testing, and debugging of stored procedures on local and remote DB2 servers.

  • DB2 Relational Extenders. Enables the SQL API to access unstructured data types, including text, image, audio, video, and XML.

  • DB2 OLAP Server Starter Kit. Provides the ability to build online analytical processing (OLAP) cubes using DB2 as the relational data store; a higher end version, DB2 OLAP Server, is available to handle larger ...

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