Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle / DB2 Task Complexity Analysis - A must read, this study dives into six common DBA administration task areas, showing quantitatively that DB2 offers simpler administration and helps achieve time savings as compared to Oracle Database.
This report uses a comprehensive methodology to bring third-party, objective ROI analysis to organizations considering the use of Informix. The conclusion? IBM Informix delivers high performance and cost efficiency, including administration efficiency, reduced downtime, improved server utilization, and reduced support costs.
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.
Database management is a growing challenge for most businesses today as data volumes continue to increase and business requirements evolve. This e-book provides database professionals with advice on how to examine and improve their database strategies and offer tips on how to ensure their strategies can adapt to accommodate business needs.
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.
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.
This research report details the most recent versions and developments surrounding Sybase IQ and offers key findings for which prospective users should be aware. It also delves into the details of its latest release, version 15.4, including its architecture, query performance, indexes, in-database analytics and more.