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IBM and Oracle TCO: The Lumpy Mattress
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines Oracle's approach to overpricing one part of a database solution to compensate for another part, leading to a much higher total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this now to learn more about the evolution of TCO, Oracle's pricing strategy, IBM's pricing strategy and so much more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2011

IBM

Cost/Benefit Case for IBM: Comparing Costs and Capabilities with Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report compares the costs and compression, automation, workload management, and optimization capabilities of DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition (AESE) versus Oracle Database 11g. It also emphasizes the importance of performance management tooling as a means of lowering total cost of ownership (TCO).
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

IBM Informix Software Product Family: Version 11.7
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to take a look at Informix 11.7 and you’ll discover unprecedented advantages. With the introduction of Informix Flexible Grid, it’s easy to perform routine maintenance and upgrades at all your geographic locations from a single site—and you can do it with zero downtime. Read on to learn more about the advantages of Informix 11.7.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

An inside look at IBM DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This article is the first in a series and provides an in-depth view of performance and workload management.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

IBM

Transparent Application Scaling with IBM DB2 PureScale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With IBM DB2 pureScale transparent application scaling, you can transparently add capacity to your network to handle fluctuations in demand without changing the application. pureScale technology also helps to deliver active-active high availability. Find out how these features work. 
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

IBM

The IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS, V2.1
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The survival of a business is directly related to how quickly they can make strategic decisions. This white paper explores an analytics accelerator that expedites complex queries, allowing you to respond quickly to changing conditions.
Posted: 09 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

IBM

BMC Software Hybrid Copy Techniques
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Because organizations are demanding 24x7 availability from their IMS, DB2®, and VSAM applications, it is imperative that those applications do not experience outages. Read this white paper to find out how BMC's Hybrid Copy techniques help for faster system recovery in the event of a local outage.
Posted: 17 Apr 2009 | Published: 17 Apr 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

A Bathwick Group white paper: A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper challenges several assumptions about scale-out architectures and explains how consolidation and virtualisation can help you regain control over your infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

IBM

Faster DB2 Performance with IBM FlashSystem
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide provides an overview of IBM FlashSystem™ running in a DB2® environment with a focus on performance and the benefits gained from running DB2 with Flash storage.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

CDW and IBM

Reduce CPU Usage with 'SMART' SQL
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how and why to design SQL that will reduce the number of times calls are made to DB2. We'll look at how to write SMART applications rather than writing applications that act like generic I/O modules to DB2, properly tune SMART SQL, and how to exploit SQL and application features in DB2 on z/OS version 8 and 9.
Posted: 30 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Nov 2009

BMC Software, Inc.