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IBM Db2 license texts

Here you find a selection of actual license texts to the IBM DB2 products.

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The Programs listed below are licensed under the following terms and conditions in addition to those of the IBM International License Agreement for Non-Warranted Programs (IBM form number Z125-5589-03).

Program Name: IBM DB2 Express-C
Program Number: Community

Limited Use Rights for Other IBM Programs

If You acquired this Program as part of another IBM Program ("Principal Program") that lists this Program under "Other IBM Programs," You received this Program only in support of the Principal Program and Your rights to use this Program will be limited by the license of the Principal Program. Please contact Your IBM Sales Representative if You wish to acquire a separate license to this Program not limited by the Principal Program's license terms.

Other IBM Programs

The Program is licensed as a multi-product package and includes other products distributed with the Program ("Other IBM Programs"). You are authorized to install and use such Other IBM Programs only in association with Your licensed use of the Program under this Agreement. The Other IBM Programs may not be used for any other purpose. You are not authorized to transfer or remarket the Other IBM Programs. The terms of the Program's Agreement may replace or modify the license terms for the Other IBM Programs. In the event of conflict, the Program's terms supersede the terms of the license agreement which accompanies the Other IBM Programs. When Your right to use the Program expires or terminates, You must discontinue use, destroy or promptly return all copies of the Other IBM Programs to the party from whom You acquired it; if You downloaded the Other IBM Programs contact the party from whom You acquired it. If You wish to license the Other IBM Programs for any use beyond the limits set forth above, please contact an IBM Sales Representative or the party from whom You acquired it to obtain the appropriate licenses.

The following are Other IBM Programs licensed with the Programs:
IBM Database Add-ins for Visual Studio 9.7.6
IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ 3.64
IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ 4.14
IBM Data Server Drivers for ODBC and CLI 9.7.6
IBM Data Server Driver Package 9.7.6
IBM Global Security Toolkit 8.0
IBM Enterprise Content Management Text Search 1.0
- IBM Omnifind Yahoo! Edition 8.4.2
- IBM Java SDK 6.0/1.6 GA
- IBM UIMA Java SDK (IUJS) 2.3
- LanguageWare 7.11.4
IBM SDK/Runtime Environment, Java(TM) 2 Technology Edition 6.0
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Mananager for Applications : DB2 Agent 6.2
IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Databases: DB2 Agent (component)
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Advanced Copy Services 6.1 (component)
IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 3.1
IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 3.2
Platform Integration Toolkit 2.2

Specified Operating Environment

The Program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the Program, if available, such as a read-me file, or other information published by IBM, such as an announcement letter. You agree that such documentation and other Program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Program-unique Terms

1) Redistribution Information

This Agreement does not permit redistribution of the Program; however, a redistribution license may be available under a separate agreement for the binary code versions of the Program. Please contact an IBM Sales Representative or revisit the location from which you obtained the Program to obtain information for the appropriate royalty-free distribution license.

2) Usage Restrictions

The following restrictions apply to the Program:

2.1) Resources

The total amount of resources allocated to all DB2 instances on a given server cannot exceed:
a) 2 processor cores; and
b) 2GB of memory

where a server is defined as a dedicated physical server or a virtual server created by partitioning a physical server.

Any other use requires that you acquire a different edition of the Program under the terms of the International Program License Agreement.

2.2) Clustering Software

This Program may not be used in a clustered database environment. A clustered database environment in this case refers to DB2 Express-C being run on a group of servers connected together to create a single database image to facilitate a performance gain or to act in a high availability and disaster recovery scenario. All clustering environments, regardless of implementation, are restricted.

2.3) Optional Add-on Features

You are not authorized to use any of the following with the Program:

Database Partitioning Feature, Performance Optimization Feature, Homogenous Replication Feature, High Availability Feature, Governor, Storage Optimization Feature, Materialized Query Tables, Multi-Dimensional Clustering, Query Parallelism, Connection Concentrator, Label Based Access Control, and Workload Management.

3) IBM Base License

The following terms of Part 1 of the International License Agreement for Non-Warranted Programs do not apply: Proof of Entitlement, Money-back Guarantee, Charges.


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