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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 15. Application Development Overview

• DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT

• PROGRAMMING INTERFACES

Applications represent the interface to the database, and as a DB2 Database administrator, you may have to provide support to developers when they write applications that access the database. DB2 does not have its own programming language. Instead, it allows data to be manipulated using interfaces that pass SQL statements. It also provides an Application Programming Interface for managing and administering the database.

A DB2 application can perform specific queries or process well-defined transactions. An application that performs transaction processing is sometimes referred to as an Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) application. An application ...

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