DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Information Roadmap

General DB2 resources

This section introduces links to the landing pages of important websites related to IBM DB2 data server products. These websites contain information about DB2 and in some cases search engines or related links to more product related information. Content from these sites can be found in other sections in this roadmap.

DB2 product overview

DB2 documentation

DB2 community resources

Key DB2 features

This section contains information about key DB2 features, including the new technology to enhance your data management requirements. Information pertains to BLU, continuous availability, high availability, pureXML, workload management, analytics and more.

Grow with BLU

Continuous availability

High availability

pureXML

Workload management

DB2 Warehouse

Installing

This section contains links to information about downloading and installing DB2 products once you have selected which DB2 product and edition meets your needs.

Upgrading

This section contains links to content pertaining to upgrading DB2 products to the latest release.

Administering

This section contains links to information about administering and maintaining a DB2 database server and client.

Administration

Administrative interfaces

Developing applications

This section contains links to content pertaining to the development of database applications and SQL statements.

Application development

Application development tools

Developing Java applications

Developing .NET applications

Developing RDF, PHP, Perl, Python and Ruby applications

Developing SQL and SQL PL statements

Enabling applications to use DB2

This section contains links to information about moving to a DB2 data server from a competitor database vendor's product.

Security

This section contains links to information about securing DB2 data server environments.

Troubleshooting and support

This section contains links to information about troubleshooting problems within a DB2 data server environment. It includes links related to accessing support and services from IBM and independent problem determination tools and techniques.

Certification

This section contains information about how prepare for industry recognized DB2 data server certification exams.