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Description - DB2 9 for Developers by Philip K. Gunning

Written by an "in-the-trenches" consultant, this guide hails the newest version of DB2 as a major release, highlighting the large number of totally new features, most notably the addition of XML capabilities. Packed with the information DB2 developers and administrators need to know when implementing version 9, the discussion covers upgrading from prior releases of DB2, converting relational data to XML data, and how DB2 supports industry standard schemas. With detailed examples and useful scripts, users learn how to develop DB2 XML applications, design an XML database, and tune the DB2 XML hybrid database. Extensive information on DB2 optimization of SQL and XML is a particularly useful feature of the book and includes a rundown on import and export utilities that database managers can use in their own installations. Going far beyond the standard manuals and certification guides, this is a truly comprehensive resource that teaches the "why" and "how" of a well-designed and well-implemented DB2 database.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781583470718
ISBN-10: 1583470719
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 177mm x mm)
Pages: 550
Imprint: MC Press, LLC
Publisher: MC Press, LLC
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Philip K. Gunning

Philip K. Gunning is the principal of Gunning Technology Solutions, which provides DB2 consulting to firms throughout North America and Europe, andis active in the International DB2 User Groupwhere he serves on the "Solutions Journal" editorial board. Heis the author of "DB2 Universal Database Handbook for Windows, UNIX, and Linux. "He lives in Sinking Springs, Pennsylvania."