Important notice for IBM Db2 customers

IBM announces important changes in the Db2 portfolio with Announcement  ZP19-0261 and  ZP19-081 of June 4, 2019

IBM will offer the Db2 database system only over three editions:

  • Db2 Community Edition
  • Db2 Standard Edition
  • Db2 Advanced Edition

The Db2 Standard and Db2 Advanced Edition will be licensed only through the Virtual Processor Core Metric (VPC)
(or for non-productive systems by Authorized Users). For existing licensing, conversions to VPCs will be provided.

The Db2 Workgroup Edition is currently in conversion. No new licenses will be offered for it and from 1.11.2019 no maintenance extensions will be offered. There will be a conversion to the Db2 Standard Edition and VPC licensing.

For a conversion of their licenses to VPCs, Db2 customers are asked to contact their IBM reseller.

 

Cost/Benefit Case for IBM DB2 10.5 for High Performance Analytics and Transaction Processing: Compared to Oracle Platforms

ITG — International Technology Group
Management Report, March 2014

International Technology Group (ITG), established in 1983, is an independent research and management consulting firm specializing in information technology (IT) investment strategy, cost/benefit metrics, infrastructure studies, deployment tactics, business alignment and financial analysis.

IBM and Oracle have implemented new technologies in their mainstream databases, but there are differences with regard to high-performance analytics and transaction processing. Read the ITG management report to see how IBM and Oracle solutions compare in cost and technology.

The Players

The database world is undergoing unprecedented change. Data growth continues to accelerate, and database structures and contents to become more complex. New challenges must be met as Big Data technologies gain traction. Cloud computing defines new deployment and operating models. Demand for increasingly powerful analytics solutions has become pervasive.

These shifts have changed the strategies of the major database vendors. IBM and Oracle, which are the focus of this report, have implemented new technologies in their mainstream databases, introduced database appliances, and moved toward cloud solution delivery. There are, however, significant differences in competitive positioning.

This is particularly the case for two types of application – high-performance analytics and transaction processing – that are the focus of this report.

Read the full article here.

 

 

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