ADTmag.com: DB2 for Linux Clustering Scales to 1,000 Nodes
Jan 31, 2003, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"IBM this week used the LinuxWorld stage to unveil a new
implementation of its mainstay relational database--DB2 for Linux
Clustering. The new DB2 implementation can scale from two to 1,000
nodes, IBM officials said.
"The solution runs on rack mode on the IBM eServer x Series
"IBM first demonstrated the DB2 version last year, but observers
noted that this week's proclamation by Scott Handy, Linux solutions
marketing director for the IBM Software Group, marks the first time
the company claimed 1,000-node performance. IBM engineers have
tested the new implementation on systems running SAP, WebSphere and
Tivoli, Handy said..."