The first critical decision that must be made is which keystore to use to store the master key that is required by Db2® native encryption.
Db2 can integrate with several types of keystores, each with its own strengths and weaknesses that need to be evaluated against the projected needs of the database.
Choosing the keystore that is best for your environment depends on your current and future needs as well as the following key attributes:
- Recovery options
- Availability options
- Direct cost