Connecting to Db2 remotely means the use of a client. Sometimes that client is installed software and other times it is as thin as a JDBC driver. In any event, a client talking to a Db2 server will invoke one or more bound packages on the server side. Let's discuss!
Nearly all DB2 DBAs are familiar with the big, heavy DB2 client - especially if you’ve had the misfortune of having to download the 400+ MB behemoth over a slow Internet connection.
We live in a heterogeneous data world. Sooner or later, we are going to have to integrate the data we have stored in DB2 with data stored in other database management systems.
DB2’s federated support allows data from many different databases to be accessed as if it were local tables...