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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 2. Exploring the Capabilities of DB2 Universal Database

To effectively use DB2, you should have a basic understanding of the features available in this function-rich product. Today you learn the basics elements of DB2, including

  • The major components of DB2

  • The elements of a relational database

  • How DB2 ensures data integrity

  • The many types of application programs you can create to access data in DB2

  • The power of the many tools and system management facilities available with DB2

Major Components of DB2

The major components of the DB2 Universal Database relational database management system include the database engine and facilities to access data such as the Command Center, Command Line Processor, the Control Center, and application interfaces. ...

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