If you're a database specialist interested in growing your DB2. Universal DatabaseTM skills, there's a good chance that you've already developed database skills with another relational database product somewhere along the way. In an earlier developerWorks article I talked about how to leverage your MS SQL Server 2000 skills to learn DB2 UDB for Linux, UNIX. and Windows.. Is your background in Oracle rather than SQL Server? If so, read on. In this article, we will show you how to use your current knowledge of Oracle 9i to quickly gain skills in DB2 UDB for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Version 8.
In this article, we will use the term "Oracle" to refer to Oracle 9i Release 2 and "DB2 UDB" to refer to DB2 UDB for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Version 8.