SAP Database Guide: IBM DB2 Universal Database for iSeries


This documentation enables you to administer your DB2 UDB for iSeries database with the SAP system. It is aimed at system administrators and database administrators who have read, or have access to the IBM documentation iSeries Backup and Recovery (document number SC41-5304).

We recommend that you read the Latest News SAP Note 842115. This SAP Note is regularly updated with the latest information on backup and recovery. For information on SAP Notes, see the installation documentation for SAP NetWeaver.

The information in this documentation is intended as SAP-specific information only. It does not replace the information provided by the IBM documentation, which you must read carefully.

If you require assistance with backup and recovery issues, contact IBM.

Implementation Considerations

For information about installing the SAP system with DB2 UDB for iSeries, see the installation documentation for SAP NetWeaver.


SAP simplifies DB2 UDB for iSeries administration for you by providing various DBA functions in the Computing Center Management System (CCMS) of the SAP system. For more information, see CCMS: SAP/DB2 Universal Database for iSeries.


·        Backup and Recovery

This section describes what you need to save for an SAP system backup and gives procedures for saving and restoring objects.

·        SQL Package Handling

This section explains when you need to delete SQL packages and gives some information about naming conventions for package libraries and messages relating to packages.

See also:

·        For information about reorganization, see the IBM Redbook Implementing SAP R/3 on OS/400 (document number SG24-4672).

·        For information about how to make a copy of your database, see System Copy.