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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 9. Creating Databases and Tables

The easiest way to create a database is to use the Create Database Wizard. A wizard is a graphical interface that walks you through a task with several steps. Wizards make performing a complex task easier to accomplish. You can use the Create Database Wizard to create a simple database that uses the default values for table spaces or a sophisticated database that has separate table spaces defined for different data types and spans different containers.

Today, you create a few databases to see the available choices. You’ll create the sample CDLIB database (defined on Day 8, “Designing the CDLIB Database”) to store information about a collection of CDs. The example continues when you create tables and set ...

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