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Sams Teach Yourself DB2® Universal Database™ in 21 Days, Second Edition by Susan Visser, Bill Wong

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Chapter 1. What DB2 Can Do for You

Today you will learn about the various DB2 products available and which one is right for you. You will learn the basic features available in the products and how these features can help you organize your data.

Today you learn the following:

  • How to distinguish between the many editions of DB2

  • How DB2 works with data

  • How to administer DB2 databases using graphical tools

  • How to access data stored in mainframe databases

  • How to create applications that access DB2 data

  • How Internet applications access DB2 data

  • How extremely large amounts of data can be organized

  • How DB2 enterprise host servers fit in with the DB2 family

In business environments today, the demand for information access is increasing while the volume and complexity ...

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