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 ...