[From ComputerWeekly.com Ltd.
IBM will unveil enhancements to the next version of the DB2 database which are to help simplify development of applications for the Microsoft .net platform at the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2003 in Los Angeles.
IBM's DB2 upgrade, codenamed Stinger, will offer functionality on Windows ahead of the next major version of Microsoft's own SQL Server database, codenamed Yukon.
Stinger is planned for shipment some time in 2004 while Yukon is due in the later half of next year.
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