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DB2® 9 for Linux®, UNIX®, and Windows®: DBA Guide, Reference, and Exam Prep, Sixth Edition by Paul C. Zikopoulos, George Baklarz

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Chapter 2. Getting Started

• INSTALLING DB2 SOFTWARE

• USING THE DB2 COMMAND LINE PROCESSOR

• CREATING INSTANCES

• SETTING UP THE DB2 ENVIRONMENT

• INSTANCE ADMINISTRATION

This chapter provides an overview of the first steps in getting started with your DB2 data server. First, this chapter covers the overall installation process for a DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (DB2) data server with specific details for the Windows operating system.

A mass deployment installation will also be reviewed. If you are planning to install DB2 products across your network, a response file-based installation can provide you with numerous benefits such as speed of deployment, simplification of the deployment, and more. Rolling out multiple identical copies and ...

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