[From Enterprise Systems
The DB2 version 9 release IBM Corp. announced last week helped answer a few long-simmering questions about Big Blues competitive strategy vis-à-vis Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp. on the relational database front. However, as far as business intelligence (BI) features are concerned, DB2 9 isnt all that different from its predecessor. BI junkies will have to wait until later this year for IBM to shed a bit more light on its RDBMS-specific BI strategy.
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