Here's a look back over the last few month about some notable papers.
Licensing distributed DB2 10.1 servers in a high availability (HA) environment
Are you trying to license your IBM DB2 Version 10.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows servers correctly in a high availability environment? Do you need help interpreting the announcement letters and licenses? This article explains it all in plain English for the DB2 10.1 release that became generally available on April 30, 2012.
Resource description framework application development in DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows, Part 1: RDF store creation and maintenance
The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a family of W3 specification standard that enables the exchange of data and metadata. Using DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Enterprise Server Edition, applications can store and query RDF data. This tutorial walks you through the steps of building and maintaining a sample RDF application. During this process you will learn hands-on how to use DB2 software in conjunction with RDF technology.
Which distributed edition of DB2 10.1 is right for you?
Learn the details of what makes each edition of DB2 10.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows unique. The authors lay out the specifications for each edition, licensing considerations, historical changes throughout the DB2 release cycle, and references to some interesting things customers are doing with DB2. This popular article will be updated during the release for any intra-version licensing changes announced in future Fix Packs.
This paper describes the concept of DB2 workload balancing (WLB) and client affinities. Detailed examples are provided to illustrate how to enable and use these features to access DB2 pureScale cluster from WebSphere Application Server and various stand-alone DB2 clients.
DB2 10.1 HADR Multiple Standbys
Beginning in DB2 LUW version 10.1, the high availability disaster recovery (HADR) feature supports up to three standby databases, allowing you to provide both high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) protection to a database with a single technology. This paper shows how HADR multiple standbys can be set up, configured, and monitored.
DB2 10: Run Oracle applications on DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
IBM DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows has out-of-the-box support for Oracle's SQL and PL/SQL dialects. This allows many applications written against Oracle to execute against DB2 virtually unchanged. In this article, get a high-level overview of what Oracle compatibility means in DB2. Whether you want to switch your custom application to DB2 or extend your DBMS vendor support to DB2, now is your time.