BI Trends: IBM's DB2 9 Release Answers Questions, Begs Answers

June 14, 2006

[From Enterprise Systems]

The DB2 version 9 release IBM Corp. announced last week helped answer a few long-simmering questions about Big Blue’s 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 isn’t 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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