Pearson and IBM Press have just published a new eBook on IBM database technology that is available for free download. Just follow this link, provide your e-mail, and they’ll direct you to a PDF containing sample chapters from six recently published books.
The information in the eBook comes from the following books:
- Understanding DB2: Learning Visually With Examples, Second Edition by Chong, Wang, Dang, and Snow - Chapter 2: DB2 at a Glance: The Big Picture
- DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows, Sixth Edition by Baklarz & Zikopoulos - Chapter 8: pureXML Storage Engine
- Understanding DB2 9 Security by Bond, See, Wong & Chan - Chapter 11: Database Security — Keeping It Current
- DB2 SQL PL: Essential Guide for DB2 UDB on Linux, UNIX, Windows, iSeries by Janmohamed, et al - Chapter 3: Overview of SQL PL Language Elements
- Mining the Talk by Spangler & Kreulen - Chapter 5: Mining to Improve Innovation
- An Introduction to IMS by Meltz, et al - Chapter 18: Application Programming in Java
But make sure you download that free eBook... after all, what is better than free?