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Reasons to switch to DB2 9.7

IBM recently put out a video with a few quotes from customers who’ve had a chance to try DB2 9.7 in production. At times the editing is a bit cheesy, but what our customers are saying is factual. DB2 9.7 is quite a breakthrough and it can save millions of dollars for large companies. If your needs are more modest, like a demanding Web application or a point of sale server, DB2 Express-C can still give you most of the same benefits at zero the cost. Wanna take it for a spin? You can download it here or sign up at RightScale.com to try it on the Cloud.


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4 Responses to “Reasons to switch to DB2 9.7”

  1. It seems to me that the Currently Committed isolation level is semantically equivalent to Multi-Version Concurrency Control. Or is that too much of a stretch?

  2. How about multi-version and rolling forward?

  3. Shawn says:

    When will DB2 for Mac OS X be updated to 9.7?

  4. Shawn, I know there are plans to update the Mac version to 9.7, but I wasn’t able to retrieve the info about when that’s going to happen.

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