DB2 for z/OS uses IBM Text Search for DB2 for z/OS as an indexing and search engine for documents that are stored in a DB2 database.
IBM Text Search for DB2 for z/OS
You can install IBM Text Search for DB2 for z/OS on a supported Linux®, zLinux, or Windows® server. DB2 for z/OS uses a TCP/IP connection to communicate with the text search server.
IBM Text Search for DB2 for z/OS supports multiple collections. A collection contains one text search index and the index specific options for parsing, indexing, and searching.
IBM Text Search for DB2 for z/OS does not have a graphical user interface. However, this text search server provides command-line tools that you can use for common tasks, such as configuring and administering the text search server, creating a synonym dictionary for a collection, and diagnosing problems.
IBM Text Search for DB2 for z/OS is part of DB2 Accessories Suite for z/OS (Program number: 5697-Q04), a no-charge bundle of components that is designed to enhance your use of the DB2 for z/OS data server. Learn more!