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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: upgrade db2 8.x to 9.x in same server guidelines

    have a db2 server which is having 1 instance running 8.x .
    wanted to install 9.x in the same box where i'll be creating a different instance

    question - is it possible in db2 - both the version running in the same box ?

    if Y can any body suggest me what are the steps required ?

    requirement : in the same box i should have 8.x as well as 9.x as diff instance.

    if possible what are the steps... any good link which i can follouo ?

  2. #2
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    Yes it is possible. The steps depend on the operating system. Refer to the readme file and installation instructions for more details.
    M. A. Feldman
    IBM Certified DBA on DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
    IBM Certified DBA on DB2 for z/OS and OS/390

  3. #3
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    db2 installation link

    any suggestion for a best link that can be followed....?which gives the instructions neatly...

    went through couple of them in forums/google

  4. #4
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    The instructions are with the fixpack or code release. Where else would expect to find them?
    M. A. Feldman
    IBM Certified DBA on DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
    IBM Certified DBA on DB2 for z/OS and OS/390

  5. #5
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    currently i dont have the much information / access about where is fix pack /coderelease doc etc (any link ?)... (fyi new to db2 dba)

    i'm preparing / need to prepare a doc like how to go ahead any suggestion where i can get very basic info about the installation / upgradfation of db2 from 8.2 to 9.5...

  6. #6
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    Best documentation you can find is on db2 v9.5 Information centre
    https://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infoc.../c0023662.html
    Rahul Singh
    Certified DB2 9 DBA / Application Developer

  7. #7
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    Hello,
    My zlinux application whose DB2 version is upgraded from V8FP16 to V95FP3a on my Test environment.

    when I try to test the application its gives an Error of :
    "Unicode, Language issue or inputfile does not match the UTF-8 format: sun.io.MalformedInputException "

    Please help me in resolving this Error, as this is an urgent issue to be fixed.

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