Category Archives: DB2 9.7

Iqbal Goralwalla Wows the Audience with DB2 9.7 Fix Pack “Pearls” on DB2Night Show™

Were you unfortunate enough to miss IBM Champion Iqbal Goralwalla talk about DB2 LUW 9.7 Fix Pack “Pearls” on the latest DB2Night Show™? It was a great show. Luckily replays are still available, so why not take time out to … Continue reading

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Customer says best feature in DB2 9.7 is Storage Optimization…

…it gave compression of up to 5 times resulting in more space savings and enhanced performance. In 2011 we worked with one of our longest standing customers, Holiday Extras, on a migration project and helped them migrate from their DB2 … Continue reading

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“DB2 9.7 is a star, customers love it!”

Says Iqbal Goralwalla, our Head of DB2 Midrange Services in a recent interview on masteringdatamanagement.com in their “Meet the IBM Champions” series. During the interview Iqbal talked about Triton’s quantative complexity analysis of IBM DB2 9.7 Vs Oracle 11gR2.  The … Continue reading

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Day 2 at IDUG EMEA – All about DB2 9.7

From Iqbal Goralwalla Day 2 started in full swing early in the morning. The day was packed with excellent presentations. 2 notable ones from the ones I attended were SQL on Fire (III) by Serge Rielau (IBM) and New Features … Continue reading

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DB2 beats Oracle Database in final task showdown

In the final task in our study comparing complexity in Oracle Database 11g and DB2 9.7 we looked at data access control.  We found the data access control activity to be dramatically easier to implement in DB2 V9.7 than the … Continue reading

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DB2 Self-Tuning Memory Manager gives DB2 9.7 the edge over Oracle Database 11g

The fifth task in our study comparing complexity in Oracle Database 11g and DB2 9.7 is Automatic Memory Tuning.  As with previous tasks we found DB2 9.7 to be significantly less complex than Oracle Database.  DB2 has a Self Tuning … Continue reading

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DB2 9.7 is easier to handle for backup and recovery

Over the last few weeks we have been bringing you reports on our DB2 Vs Oracle Database complexity study.  The next database administration task is Backup and Recovery, and we found DB2 was a breeze compared to Oracle Database.  With … Continue reading

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DB2 9.7 proven to be a massive 100% less complex than Oracle for Index Compression

Hopefully you have been following our DB2 9.7 Vs Oracle Database 11g blogs .  In this instalment we look at task number 3 – Index Compression.  The latest report from our ease of use study shows that DB2 is a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Another comprehensive win for DB2 9.7 over Oracle Database

The latest report from our DB2 9.7 Vs Oracle Database 11g ease of use study shows that DB2 is a massive 50% less complex than Oracle Database for performing Data Compression. One of the key differences between the two database … Continue reading

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Oracle Database is dramatically more complex to install than DB2 9.7

In our last blog we reported that DB2 9.7 is streets ahead of Oracle Database 11gR2 in our recent ease of use study.   Today we are sharing with you a more detailed look at the results from the first task … Continue reading

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