Chapter 3. Installing and Configuring DB2 Server

Although the DB2 documentation covers the installation and configuration of DB2 servers and clients, today provides more detailed instructions on installing the server. (Day 6, “Installing and Configuring DB2 Clients,” shows how to install the DB2 clients.) I also explain each decision you’ll be faced with when installing.

As you know from Day 1, “What DB2 Can Do for You,” the DB2 server runs on many different operating systems. Because this book focuses primarily on the Windows platform, however, the examples are specific to that interface, as are the installation instructions in this lesson.

Today you see how to perform an interactive Typical, Custom, or Compact install of the DB2 server product. ...

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