I improved startup init.d script from DB2 Express C for Ubuntu. This script can be used with other DB2 editions and distributions as well with little (if any) modifications.
Old script did not have support for starting DB2 Text extender. New version scans db2 databases and if database enabled for db2 text extender is found, db2ts start for text is executed. This will really help sysadmins because they do not need to write init.d script for db2ts start - my solution is fully…Continue
I ported Phorum Bulletin board from MySQL to IBM DB2 9.5.2 or higher. Now you can run PHP based bulletin board solution on your server backed by IBM DB2. It is fully working with exception that maximum message size is 32KB, which is more than enough for practical purposes because you can attach large files to message.
Porting was quite easy, exception was replacing MySQL fulltext search engine with db2 text search…Continue