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IBM Db2 News

ENUSZP17 0470 560x267IBM Db2 on Cloud
enables larger database workloads on Bluemix Dedicated private cloud infrastructure service, bringing public cloud service to private cloud clients

(IBM Europe Software Announcement ZP17-0470, dated September 5, 2017)


IBM Db2 on Cloud (previously known as dashDBTM for Transactions) now offers larger database workloads on IBM Bluemix(R) Dedicated private cloud infrastructure service. Previously available for Db2 on Cloud on the Bluemix public cloud, this new IBM Cloud Service enables sensitive industries using IBM's private cloud service to leverage a simplified database solution that is fully managed and designed for massive amounts of data. IBM Db2 on Cloud is designed to provide private cloud clients with:

• An easy, problem-free way to run Db2. No setup is required and IBM handles maintenance and updates, such as backups and security.
• Optimized storage capacity of up to 48 cores, 1 TB of RAM, and 11 TB of storage space
• An easy-to-use web console for importing and running SQL and administrating the system.
• High availability plans that can minimize downtime. These plans offer a 99.99% uptime Service Level Agreement and rolling updates for security patches.

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ENUSZP17 0457 560x198Revised naming for IBM Db2 family products

(IBM Europe Software Announcement ZP17-0457, dated July 18, 2017)


IBM(R) Db2 is the database of choice for enterprise-wide solutions because it offers extreme performance, flexibility, scalability, and reliability for any size organization. IBM is organizing around the Db2 brand and, as a result, there will be name changes to all of the Db2 offerings. The dashDBTM family will now be renamed to Db2 and DB2(R) will now be referred to as Db2.:

The program numbers, part numbers, terms and conditions, and pricing will remain the same. The program names, service descriptions, and license information documents are updated to reflect the new names. The part number descriptions are updated to reflect the changes to the program names embedded in the descriptions.

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ENUSZP17 0056 560x273IBM Data Management Bundle
enables deployment of DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows, IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop, and IBM dashDB local to optimize data management within hybrid data environments
(IBM Europe Software Announcement ZP17-0056, dated May 16, 2017)


IBM® Data Management Bundle V1.0 brings a new licensing option to increase flexibility and enable you to deploy a combination of offerings to better manage your hybrid data environment. Based upon deployment needs, a combination of the following offerings can now be deployed to the extent covered by the specific entitlement:
IBM DB2® for Linux™, UNIX™, and Windows™
IBM dashDB™ Local
IBM BigInsights® for Apache Hadoop V4.2
This flexibility helps to optimize the investment associated with shifting data back and forth within the hybrid data environment, based on DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows; dashDB Local; or BigInsights for Apache Hadoop V4.2. 

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IBM DB2 für SAP Lösungen - aktuelle Situation und Ausblick 
SAP Briefing in Walldorf (29./30.11.2016)

Hochkarätige Experten wie z.B. Matt Huras, Lead Architekt aus Toronto Lab und Phil Downey, IBM Analytics Plattform Program Manager, geben einen Ein- und Überblick über die aktuelle Marktsituation von DB2 im SAP Umfeld und zeigen die gemeinsame Entwicklungs Roadmap von IBM DB2 und SAP auf.


29th November

  • 18:30 - Welcome reception at the hotel "Winzerhof" in Rauenberg

30th November

  • 09:30 - Registration und Welcome
  • 10:15 - DB2-SAP News and V11 Update
  • 11:15 - Coffee Break
  • 11:45 - Massive Performance Improvement with In-Memory
  • 12:30 - Live Demo SAP BW with DB2 BLU

  • 13:00 - Lunch

  • 13:45 - DB2 BLU customer experiences
  • 14:15 - SAP Database Market View

  • 14:45 - Coffee Break

  • 15:15 - DB2 Roadmap
  • 16:15 - IBM Watson (Analytics & Cognitive & DataLake & IoT)
  • 16:45 - Customer Roundtable Discussion
  • 17:30 - End

Dieses Briefing richtet sich an IT Leiter und verantwortliche Experten, die sich über Datenbanken und die neuesten Funktionen von DB2 BLU im SAP Umfeld informieren möchten. Die Veranstaltung findet in englischer Sprache statt.

Die Teilnahme an der Veranstaltung ist kostenfrei, (Reisekosten sind nicht inbegriffen).

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und dem Betreff "Anmeldung: IBM DB2 Briefing for SAP Customers and Partners"

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IBM DB2 V11.1 Packaging and Pricing Update July 2016

Main changes announced in ZP16-0191 and ENUS916-003 in July 2016 released.
Short overview about the important impacts:

 Main changes
  • New Packaging Enhancements
  • DB2 Enterprise and Advanced Enterprise Edition price increase (about 10%)
  • DB2 Workgroup Edition includes additional features at a much lower price (decrease about 36%)
  • DB2 Workgroup Edition Socket pricing metric is no longer available
  • DB2 Express Edition is no longer available, migration path is DB2 Workgroup Edition
  • DB2 Express-C (Community Edition) will still be provided
  • DB2 Direct license offers an attractive price for deploying DB2 in the cloud or on premise using a Virtual Processor Core Metric
  • Database Encryption is now included in all DB2 V11.1 editions with no additional charge
  • Base Federation is included in all DB2 Editions (DB2 and Informix)

  • DB2 Version 10.5 and all Business Value Offerings are being withdrawn from marketing on September 30th, 2016
  • DB2 V9.7, 10.1 will be end of service on September 30th, 2017
  • DB2 Express Server Edition withdraw from marketing on September 30th, 2016 – Replacement part: DB2 Workgroup Server Edition

 DB2 V11 major features included
  • Improved enterprise encryption support
  • Faster up and running for pureScale installation
  • New Sync and Near-Sync support for HADR in a pureScale environment
  • Additional support for Power Linux Little-endian (LE) and pureScale
  • Virtualization support of RDMA adapters in a VMWare environment
  • Higher throughput in large database systems
  • Easier upgrade process and direct upgrade from 9.7 systems
  • BLU support on MPP clusters
  • Faster query processing for BLU queries and support for generated columns, row and column access control and additional functions pushed down into the columnar engine
  • Additional SQL support in DB2 including some Postgres syntax, new data types and many new functions
  • A new code page for BLU systems (Codepage 819 for European languages)

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