Overview of the Tasks to Set Up a Federated System
This section describes the tasks required to establish and use a federated system. Although the tasks identify the types of users who typically execute the tasks, other types of users can also perform these tasks. To establish and use a DB2 federated system:
Application Programmers/End Users:
Optional tasks are often performed by the Database Administrators and Application Programmers:
After a federated system is set up, the information in data sources can be accessed as though it is in one large database. Users and applications send queries to one federated database, which retrieves data from multiple data sources. Applications work with the federated database just like with any other DB2 database.