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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 3. Getting Connected

• DB2 CLIENT OVERVIEW

• INSTALLING A DB2 CLIENT

• AUTOMATING CONFIGURATIONS

• MANUAL CONFIGURATIONS

• BINDING DATABASE UTILITIES

DB2 databases can be accessed by applications that run on the same machine as the database or from remote clients using a distributed connection. In addition to providing client access to a centralized database running on a server, distributed connections can also be used by database administrators (DBAs) to perform remote administrative tasks via the Control Center or the DB2 Command Line Processor (DB2 CLP).

DB2 Client Overview

In Chapter 2 we introduced you to the installation of a DB2 data server. Specifically, we detailed the process of how to install DB2 Enterprise 9 for Windows with ...

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