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.

 

IBM DB2 Storage Optimization Feature hilft SAP Kunden, Betriebskosten einzusparen

Die komplexe Natur von SAP Umgebungen erfordert eine effiziente und kostensparende Datenbank. Bei den enormen Datenvolumen, die in unternehmensweiten SAP Umgebungen verarbeitet werden, trägt das IBM DB2 Storage Optimization Feature nicht nur zur Senkung der Speicherkosten, sondern auch zur Optimierung der Leistungsfähigkeit bei. IBM Kunden haben in diesem Zusammenhang durch die Implementierung des DB2 Storage Optimization Feature, auch als DB2 Compression bekannt, Reduktionen beim Datenspeicher von bis zu 70 Prozent festgestellt.
Gleichzeitig konnten die Antwortzeiten des SAP Systems um bis zu 30 Prozent verbessert werden.

icon IBM DB2 Storage Optimization Feature

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