This article provides an in-depth guide to understanding how to use Web Services with DB2. You'll learn step by step how to build the environment and how to consume Web Services.

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Tim Brown (tim.brown@uk.ibm.com), DB2 UDB Technical Consultant, IBM UK

Photo: Tim BrownTim Brown is certified as a DB2 Universal Database Solutions Expert and is part of IBM Software Group Services. He has been with IBM for 6 years and currently works in a small team of DB2 experts who provide technical consultancy services to customers across many industries in the UK and across Europe.



20 May 2004

Introduction

The purpose of this article is to look at the fundamentals of Web services, how DB2® Universal Database™ implements the ability to provide Web services and how to consume them.

This article gives the reader a good grounding in how to build an environment for providing and consuming Web services using the functionality provided in DB2. It will take the reader through the process of creating a basic Web application using nothing but a text editor. The reason for this is to give the reader a good understanding of what is needed in order to build, provide and consume Web services from the ground up.

Topics covered include:

  • An introduction to Web services
  • Web services fundamentals
  • A walk-through demo
  • Tooling
  • DB2 Web services, why bother?
  • Security
  • Troubleshooting

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