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Posted Nov 21, 2002

IBM DB2 UDB 8.1 for Linux (Beta)

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From New Architect]

IBM is proud of its commitment to Linux. From its Linux portal to the 'Peace, Love, and Linux' campaign that left graffiti on city streets last year, the company makes it quite clear that it wants to be seen at the forefront of Linux development. So when Big Blue released the beta version of DB2 UDB 8.1 for Linux, author Amit Asaravala jumped at the chance to put IBM's commitment to the test.

"To begin, I downloaded the Enterprise Server Edition from IBM's Web site. My test system is a Red Hat Linux 7.3 server on an Intel Pentium III processor clocked at 1Ghz, with 256MB of memory and a 40 GB drive. IBM recommends at least 128MB memory and between 250MB and 350MB disk space to run an average-sized database.

"UDB 8.1 features an enhanced db2setup utility, a wizard that acts much like installers for many Windows programs. It can be a bit buggy on customized systems, though. I reinstalled Linux with a typical configuration and was able to run db2setup without a problem..."

The article continues at http://www.newarchitectmag.com/documents/s=7733/na1202m/index.html.


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