The bind operation generates operational form of SQL or internal control structures to access the data. All control structures in a package are derived from the SQL statements embedded in a single source program.
An application plan relates an application process to a local instance of DB2,
specifies processing options, and contains one or both of the following elements: A list of package names. The bound form of SQL statements taken from one or more DBRMs. Every DB2 application requires an application plan. Plans and packages are created using the DB2 subcommands BIND PLAN and BIND PACKAGE