Build skills for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Resources for DBAs and developers

If you're a DBA or database developer currently working with Oracle or another relational database management system, learn how easy it is to get trained and certified for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. Features introduced in DB2 9.7 make it very easy to reuse your PL/SQL knowledge, since DB2 has out-of-the-box support for Oracle's SQL and PL/SQL dialects. DB2 9.7 makes it easy to migrate applications, reduces enablement costs, and brings a radically lower total cost of ownership.

Expand your skills portfolio, or extend your DBMS vendor support to include DB2. You'll find that you're already almost there.

Articles

  • DB2 basics series
    Geared toward beginning users, the DB2 basics series introduced fundamental topics and provides a walk-through of situations often encountered by the first-time user.
  • Recommended reading list: DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows database administration
    This article provides a list of online learning resources for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. Many of the items listed are published as articles on developerWorks or as IBM Redbooks. You'll find the following topics:
  • Recommended reading list: DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows application development
    Learn how to develop DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows database applications with this reading list, compiled especially for the database developer community. You'll find the following topics:
  • Best practices for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
    Discover the best practices for IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. Get practical guidance for the most common DB2 9 product configurations and use this knowledge to improve the value of your data servers.

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