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PC Week: Intelligence features, Linux support top IBM's DB2 agenda

May 18, 1999, 15:42 (0 Talkback[s])
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"IBM on Monday rolled out a broad range of initiatives around its DB2 Universal Database, introducing a per-processor pricing model and announcing an upgrade with new built-in business intelligence functions and support for Linux."

"Kicking off a user group conference in Orlando, Fla., IBM also made official that it would ship later this year a pair of new trimmed-down DB2 databases designed for mobile workers."

"IBM will elbow into the market for mobile data management with DB2 Satellite Edition, an 8MB database for laptop use, and DB2 Everywhere, a 50KB version for hand-held devices running the Palm and Windows CE operating systems. The two are now in beta."

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