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.

 
DB2 with BLU Acceleration:
A rapid adoption guide (2013-09)


You have probably heard how DB2® with BLU Acceleration can provide performanceimprovements ranging from 10x to 25x and beyond for analytical queries with minimal tuning.You are probably eager to understand how your business can leverage this cool technologyfor your warehouse or data mart. The goal of this article is to provide you with a quick andeasy way to get started with BLU. We present a few scenarios to illustrate the key setuprequirements to start leveraging BLU technology for your workload.

Naresh Chainani (Senior Software Engineer, IBM)
Weilin Lu (Advisory Software Engineer, IBM)
Alexandria Burkleaux (Manager, IBM)
Matthias Nicola (Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Silicon Valley Lab)

19 September 2013      View the document directly on IBM developerWorks website

icon DB2 with BLU Acceleration: A rapid adoption guide (2013-09)

 

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