Best Regards, Guy Przytula
Database Software Consultant
Good DBAs are not formed in a week or a month. They are created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good DBAs.
Spoon feeding : To treat (another) in a way that discourages independent thought or action, as by overindulgence.
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"O.S. this" to "O.S. that" is not really an issue. The CPU architecture is more relevant (it is all about endians). Solaris and linux can run on all kind of hardware. It is either
1) make an offline not compressed backup and try to restore this image on the new architecture. If that fails (no compatible CPU architecture)
2) the utility "db2move" is your friend