Introducing Toad for DB2
Complete your daily administration tasks quickly and accurately with Toad™ for IBM® DB2. Backed by over a decade of development expertise and user input, this robust DB2 tool helps automate database management. Whether your DB2 instances are on premises or in the cloud, Toad for IBM DB2 helps ensure optimal application experiences and peak database performance. Toad for IBM DB2 provides a complete DBA suite for advanced administration, performance and change management; and it provides a single, consistent toolset to manage both DB2 LUW and z/OS. Choose Toad for IBM DB2 to simplify database management so you can devote more time to innovation.
Quickly and easily build SQL with minimal keystrokes or with the visual query builder and never touch your keyboard. Generate queries and reports and perform SQL development and optimization faster.
Rapidly find the root cause of system, database or application performance issues and make necessary corrections with our Spotlight on DB2 LUW component.
Create and manipulate database objects through intuitive GUIs.
Customize compare-and-sync of data, objects or entire schemas to easily identify differences.
Enable application performance tuning with automated SQL scanning, optimization and index impact analysis.
Processes scripts and code snippets against multiple servers and instances.
Mitigates risks when making changes by allowing you to see which objects will be affected.
Automate and schedule frequent/repetitive tasks so you can redirect resources toward IT initiatives.
Avoid costly unplanned storage purchases by easily predicting data growth and space requirements for objects.
Before installing Toad, ensure that your client system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:
1 GHz minimum
512 MB of RAM minimum, 1 GB recommended
212 MB to run Toad for IBM DB2
Note: The disk space required may vary based on the edition of Toad selected for installation.
Toad requires that a DB2 Client version 9.7.6 through 10.5.be installed as default.
Toad for IBM DB2 has been tested with the following versions of the DB2 Client: 9.7.6, 9.7.9 ,10.1.0, 10.1.2, 10.1.3, 10.5.0, 10.5.2, and 10.5.3.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or later
Before installing Toad, ensure that your server meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:
Note: Toad may support IBM DB2 Express and SWE in addition to listed above servers, but note that no testing was performed on it.
Review the following information about using Toad for IBM DB2 in virtual environments:
Toad has been tested with Quest vWorkspace 7.6 running on Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit.
Note: Toad may work in virtualization environments other than the ones in which it was tested.
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