The Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA provides users with transparent access to DRDA databases as if they were Oracle databases.
This guide is intended for anyone responsible for installing, configuring, and administering the gateway, and also for application developers.
Read this guide if you are responsible for tasks such as:
Installing and configuring the Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA
Setting up gateway security
Diagnosing gateway errors
Using the gateway to access tables in DRDA databases
Writing applications that access DRDA databases through the gateway
You must understand the fundamentals of Oracle Database Gateway and the operating system you are working on before using this guide to install or administer the gateway.
Refer to the Oracle Database Installation Guide and to the certification matrix on Oracle MetaLink for the most up-to-date list of certified hardware platforms and operating system version requirements to operate the gateway for your Linux, AIX-Based, HP-UX, or Solaris system. The Oracle MetaLink web site can be found at the following URL:
The gateway processor requirements for your platform are as follows:
for Linux 32-bit: Intel Pentium-based processors
for Linux 64-bit: Intel Itanium 2 or AMD64 based 64-bit systems
for Linux S/390: Any processor that can run Linux S/390
for AIX-Based Systems: IBM pSeries
for HP-UX: HP 9000 Series HP-UX that can run the required version of HP-UX
for Solaris: A Solaris Operating System (SPARC 64-bit) that can run the required version of Solaris with 64-bit architecture
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Storage measurements use the following abbreviations:
KB, for kilobyte, which equals 1,024 bytes
MB, for megabyte, which equals 1,048,576 bytes
GB, for gigabyte, which equals 1,073,741,824 bytes