IBM's New 'Stinger' Database to Zap Pain Points

April 6, 2004

[From internetnews.com]

After months of unveiling features by the piece for its next-generation database, IBM (Quote, Chart) is planning to launch the finished product in late April or early May, according to a source familiar with the company's plans.

Janet Perna, general manager of IBM Software's Data Management group, will unveil DB2 Universal Database 8.0 during an event at Big Blue's Toronto lab, according to an industry source. The database software is expected to offer enhanced support for Microsoft .NET, Linux and cluster computing.

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