Canonical Offers Cloud Computing Based Virtual DB2 Appliance for Ubuntu
Jul 22, 2010, 17:36 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Back in 2005, IBM's DB2 database software was among the first
major enterprise applications to be certified to run on Ubuntu
Linux. Five years later, the partnership is expanding, with IBM's
DB2 being packaged by Canonical to run as a virtual appliance
instance of Ubuntu running in the cloud.
"The new IBM DB2 appliance partnership comes as Canonical is
ramping up its cloud efforts for both public and private
""Ubuntu has positioned itself to really help enterprises get up
and running with the cloud," Neil Levine, vice president of
commercial services at Canonical, told InternetNews.com. "This
appliance is for enterprises that want to try out the public cloud
with their existing applications."