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IBM’s DB2 Tops TPC Benchmark List
Leapfrogging the rest of the transaction-processing world, IBM has posted TPC-C results more than tripling the highest current transaction-per-minute figure.

db2 udb luw  to support it, IBM's DB2 UDB is definitely a strong choice.

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BMC Software, (NASDAQ: BMCS), has released a new product called Web DBA, designed to provide what they refer to as “application service assurance™”. The product is still in beta, and currently only supports Oracle, and is available for download and trial over the web.

db2 udb luw  release date for IBM DB2 UDB support is stated to be Q3 2000, with Microsoft SQL Server following in Q4. The release date for IBM OS/390 support has not been announced. BMC has long been a strong vendor in the database and system maintenance space, and indicated that they are strongly committed to this area of the market. The product can be downloaded and testdriven via the web, so at the least, it can be used for comparison with other products. BMC does intend to plug in other database products from Read More

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db2 udb luw  SQLServer , MySQL , DB2 UDB, and Netezza . JG. What was the main issue to be solved with the creation of the Data Vault Methodology? The main issue to be solved with the creation of the Data Vault Model was to enable flexibility of highly classified systems, to absorb all the commercial world changes (loading code, model, data, etc.) without impacting any of the classified extensions made to the model, data, and loading code behind the scenes. A secondary (but just as important) reason was to provide Read More

More Vendors Bail on Oracle in Favor of IBM


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db2 udb luw  are now available on DB2 UDB for Sun Solaris, Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, IBM AIX, and IBM OS/390. In addition, IBM has standardized on and is deploying Siebel eBusiness Applications across its entire customer-facing infrastructure, uniting sales, service, marketing, and call center professionals, including third-party business partners and their Web sites, serving more than 55,000 internal IBM users, 30,000 business partners, and millions of customers directly over the Web. IFS AB, a leading ERP vendor Read More

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The Market Rewards Ardent Software Initiatives


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