Database vendors Sybase, MySQL, and IBM are lacing products with features that improve access to information and offer clustering and fault tolerance.
Sybase and MySQL are improving data management wares. Sybase is releasing real-time data management software and a new version of its relational database, and MySQL is adding clustering to its open source database.
IBM confirmed that the upcoming Stinger version of its DB2 database will be available in a beta release in June. It will feature Partition Advisor, which automatically partitions databases, and Information Integrator, software that offers information integration and analysis.
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