June 22, 2005 Michael Sansoterra
With the necessity of tight integration between platforms pervading many IT shops, I wondered what interoperability exists between the DB2 Universal Database (UDB) on the iSeries and DB2 UDB for Windows. After a little investigation, I was pleased to find that DB2 SQL on the iSeries can be used to execute SQL statements on the Windows DB2 platform as easy as it can on a different iSeries using IBM’s Distributed Relational Database Architecture (DRDA).
For a simple intro to DRDA using two iSeries systems or partitions, see Using DRDA to Execute SQL Statements on Another iSeries. For in-depth info