DRDA


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DRDA

(Distributed Relational Database Architecture) An IBM architecture for distributing data across multiple heterogeneous platforms. It also serves as a protocol for access to these databases from IBM and non-IBM platforms. DRDA uses LU 6.2 as its transport protocol.
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IBM, DB2 and DRDA are registered trademarks and DB2/400 and SQL/DS are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation.
On the host side, StarSQL Pro uses standard IBM protocols such as DRDA and APPC as the basis of data access and transport.
0 features a new DRDA implementation, which enables users to move legacy data from source to target without the use of a third-party database gateway.