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Looking for information about end of support dates for DB2 products on Linux, Unix and Windows to plan ahead for upgrade?
Here are the some links you will find it useful.
List of End of support dates for different versions of DB2 Products on Linux, Unix and Windows:
Common FAQ on End of Support products:
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Do you know the instance memory limitations for DB2 Workgroup Server Restricted License for different DB2 versions?
First of all, I would like to explain what DB2 Workgroup Server Edition (WSE) Restricted License (db2wse_o.lic) means. Its nothing but that your DB2 database product was obtained as part of another IBM® product. In this case, the license terms of the bundling product takes precedence over the usual DB2 Version Workgroup Server Edition license terms.
The DB2 license command ' db2licm -l ' will display the... [More]
The osh command is the main program of the InfoSphere Parallel Engine.
This command is used by DataStage to perform several different tasks
including parallel job execution and dataset management. Normally, there
is no need to run this command directly but sometimes it is useful to
use it for troubleshooting purpose You can access to that technote that describes how to run the osh command of the InfoSphere Parallel Engine in InfoSphere Information Server product
Many have been utilizing the light weight deployment solution i.e. IBM Data Server Driver Package that provides run-time support for applications without the need to install Run-time Client/Data Server Client. We already have DS Driver install demos for Windows out there, but not for Unix platforms, So, I would like to take this opportunity to share a demo of IBM Data Server Driver install in a Unix environment. The documentation is in our Knowledge Center:... [More]
Do you want to know how to integrate the db2 and AIX WLM classes ?
You can do that while defining the db2 WLM class using the outbound correlator string constant.
OUTBOUND CORRELATOR NONE or OUTBOUND CORRELATOR string-constant Specifies whether or not to associate threads from this service class to an external workload manager service class.
If OUTBOUND CORRELATOR is set to a... [More]
A new development community has been launched for IBM software customers submitting enhancement requests for products. There you have an opportunity to collaborate directly with the IBM product development teams and other product users. The discussions are free and public. You can view the Top 20 watched or voted Feature Requests, along with those that are submitted, planned, or delivered. See it here: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/ Note: Currently, only DB/2 for z/OS, DB2 Utilities Suite, DB2 Sort for z/OS, and DB2 Automation... [More]
Here is a list of documents that might help you understand DB2 Security and resolve common security errors encountered with DB2 on Linux, Unix and Windows:
Database Security Guide v10.1
Database Security Guide v9.7
DB2 Security and Compliance Solutions v9.5
DB2 UDB security, Part 1: Understand how user and group accounts interact with DB2 UDB
IBM Redbooks have recently launched Point-of-View (PoV) publications —brief,
strategy-oriented documents that represent an author's perspective on a
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proposed solutions, and references for additional reading. IBM Redbooks are some of the most widely red technical books on the internet! Point-of-View publications are written by senior IBM subject matter experts and examine current... [More]
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