"Today, SuSE Linux, the international technology leader
and solutions provider in open source, announced that SuSE Linux
Database Server combines the operating system platform of SuSE
Linux Enterprise Server with IBM's DB2 Database to form a complete
solution for professional users. In mid September, SuSE Linux will
present an updated version of the solution package.
The SuSE Linux Database Server joins the stability and security
of SuSE Linux Enterprise Server with the performance and
reliability of DB2. Similar to SuSE Linux, DB2 also supports the
widest variety of hardware architectures. This combination is ideal
for the implementation of very large databases on various hardware
architectures, as well as for data exchange between a variety of
"We're very excited that SuSE has selected DB2 as the database
of choice for its customers," said Jim Kelly, vice president of
marketing, IBM Data Management Solutions. "DB2 is an increasingly
popular choice for business-critical applications, as it provides
the greatest scalability of any database running on Linux today.
With SuSE, this is another opportunity for customers to continue to
benefit from IBM's expertise with Linux."