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SAP on IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Want to get information about running IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows in an SAP environment? Here you’ll find product documentation, blogs, articles, Q&As, SAP Notes, and more.


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Database Administration for SAP on IBM Db2

Do you install, configure, and maintain SAP systems on IBM Db2? Learn about the relevant database concepts and administration tasks:

Database Administration Guide

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SAP Business Warehouse on IBM Db2

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Secure Connections Between SAP Application Server and an IBM Db2 Database

Read our paper on setting up secure SSL connections between an SAP application server ABAP and an IBM Db2 database.

Read the paper


Expert Content

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SAP HotNews

Don't miss HotNews for SAP on IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows:

SAP Note 2338975

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SAP Note 2472110

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Security

Learn about the role-based security concept for database users on IBM Db2:

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Encryption

Find out how you run an SAP system on Db2 for LUW with the IBM Db2 Encryption Technology:

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Latest Questions and Answers
Error Code (0012) connection failed R3trans

translog.txtHi Expertise, I am getting error (0012) while executing command R3trans -d for connecting database to sap. Here, I am sharing r3trans.log. please advice me how could i resolve it. This is ...

how to login with sidadm / orasid in window server 12

Hi Experts, i am unable to login with sidadm or orasid from command prompt. after installation solution manager on fresh WINDOW12 OS. tried with runas /user:hostname\sidadm cmd.exe but not working. an...

March 28th, 2019
Oracle (Native) Database Connection

I am trying to connect oracle database while using dbacockpit (primary IBM DB2), But while testing the connection, I'm getting the following error message, using SM21 As well as the standard connectio...

March 6th, 2019
Backup on tape ADBC error

bellow is log Job started Step 001 started (program RSDBAJOB, variant &0000000000722, user ID ARB) Job started Step 001 started (program RSDBAJOB, variant &0000000000762, user ID ARB) Action deleted i...

January 31st, 2019
SAP STEPS FOR STARTUP AFTER SYSTEMS DOWN

I have not been working with SAP for a few years. My question is, my SAP system that run on UNIX platform, Oracle, just crapped out. Can't access SAP. I'm not familiar with the platform or database. H...

January 21st, 2019
VBFA / KOCLU / CDCLS migration

Hello Experts ! I'm preparing my system (erp 6.0) for migration. what throubles me is that 3 tables : KOCLU / CDCLS / VBFA are enormous (over 1 tb of data) Is there any effective way to export / impor...

January 9th, 2019

Latest Blogs
Easier Setup of Db2 Native Encryption and SSL During SAP System Installation and Copy

Db2 native encryption has been available since IBM Db2 10.5 Fix Pack 5, and encrypted SSL communication has been possible since IBM Db2 9.7. However, setting up native encryption and encrypted SSL com...

May 31st, 2019
Oh Yes! Running Unix OS scripts on Windows

Introduction: At some point of time we all came across a scenario or requirement where we needed to develop an interface where we had to create scripts to perform some additional tasks. e.g - rename s...

Analyzing Network Performance Using Network Statistics in the DBA Cockpit

Are you unhappy with your system performance and ask yourself: Are my long database response times due to long processing times on the database server or slow communication between the database server...

March 15th, 2019
What’s the benefit of using transparent tables over cluster tables on Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows?

The conversation starter for me on declustering was an ABAP statement (see below) in a reported incident where the customer observed bad system performance. Later I found very similar examples in SAP ...

January 31st, 2019
ABAP Core Data Services | SAP Business Suite - Best Practice Guide

The ABAP Core Data Services (ABAP CDS) framework has been available since NetWeaver 7.40 SP05 and offers highly attractive features & benefits, e.g.: Many new SQL features: SQL joins: INNER JOIN, LEFT...

January 22nd, 2019
Fast Data Access (FDA), Part 2: How to detect and tune long-running FDA statements

This is part two of my blog series on fast data access. I recommend that you read my first blog for an introduction to FDA on IBM Db2. In this 2nd blog, I will now concentrate on the tuning of FDA sta...

December 2nd, 2018

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