internetnews.com: IBM Puts Extra Barbs in 'Stinger' for LinuxWorld
Jan 16, 2004, 18:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"While speed and performance are considered requisite constants
in the realm of database software, major vendors aim to keep their
products fresh by adding new features.
"On the strength of that notion, IBM is poised to unveil a few
new features to its next-generation Universal Database next week at
LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in New York City. Fittingly, the new
offerings are geared for the open-source operating system,
"Code-named 'Stinger,' the revised DB2 code will help customers
build better Linux clusters. One of these, DB2 Partition Advisor,
can be used to split up and boost the performance of databases over
many servers in minutes instead of weeks..."