Online Documentation for SQL Query for DB2

First time started

This is how SQL Query for DB2 looks when you start it for the first time.


The main menu allows you to perform various Database operations, Edit your queries effectively, activate/deactivate Database Explorer, SQL Assistant and toolbars for Database operations, Options, Query management tools, etc. within the View menu, manage your SQL queries using items of the Query menu, customize the application using the Options menu, manage SQL Query Windows, access Registration information and product documentation using the corresponding items available within the Help menu.


To start working with your DB2 database server you should first register the DB2 system using Catalog Node Wizard. After that you need to catalog one or several databases using Catalog Database Wizard.


By default the corresponding btnRegisterHost Catalog Host, btnRegisterDB Catalog Database buttons are available on the toolbar and within the Database menu.


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When the database connection settings are specified, you can set connection to your database and proceed to Database navigation and working with SQL queries.