Category Archives: Oracle Vs DB2

IDUG EMEA Highlights – DB2 pureScale

We’ve been huge fans of DB2 pureScale ever since it was first announced back in October 2009 and we’ve done a lot of reasearch and work on our own DB2 pureScale installation.  So, we’re delighted to see that there are some interesting … Continue reading

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Support for Oracle to DB2 Migrations

IBM has created a useful set of webcasts for organisations who are migrating or thinking about migrating from Oracle to DB2.  These webcasts are designed for Oracle professionals who are looking for background information on DB2  for LUW including concepts … Continue reading

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Get ready for the big fight live!

Following the success of our last appearance on the DB2Night Show we are delighted to report that we have been invited back to share the findings of our recent DB2 Vs Oracle useability study. Join the team live on 21st … Continue reading

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Information Management.com run IBM pureScale Vs Oracle Exadata Webcast

Philip Howard, IT analyst with Bloor Research provides a comprehensive comparison of IBM and Oracle systems for online transaction processing (OLTP) 24th March 2011 – register now. In his review, he examines many aspects of IBM pureScale Application System and … 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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