It's easy to try IBM DB2 with TXSeries V8.1 on SoftLayer
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We know TXSeries V8.1 trial on Linux can be deployed on IBM SoftLayer public cloud. If you have not yet tried, you can start wit
Now it is time to try IBM DB2 with TXSeries V8.1 on SoftLayer. Here are details for you to know how this can be done.
IBM DB2 provides a no charge community edition of DB2 server called “DB2 Express C” and 90 days trial edition of DB2 Server. You can get more information on DB2 at http
Here are the steps on how to use DB2 with TXSeries V8.1:
1)Download IBM DB2 Express C/DB2 Express Server Trial Edition for Linux from http
2)Set up DB2 on the SoftLayer instance where you have TXSeries deployed. Setting up DB2 mainly involves installing DB2 and creating the db2 instance. You can find information on installation of DB2 here : http
3)Configure TXSeries with DB2.
You can try TXSeries with DB2, using the “Cheese Sample” provided by TXSeries V8.1. You can refer to here for quickly configuring Cheese sample with DB2.
Also the following two files contain detailed instructions on configuring TXSeries with DB2 and can be found at /opt
a)uxa1.README – This contain instructions on how to configure TXSeries with DB2 involving 2 phase and 1 phase XA transactions.
b)nxa1.README – This contain instructions on how to configure TXSeries with DB2 involving non-XA transactions.
You can find information on setting up TXSeries with DB2 here
Try out “Cheese sample” and let us know what you feel.
You can find out more information on TXSeries here