Licensing for DB2 Express C changed in 9.7 version a bit. DB2 Express C is still free to use and distribute, but DB2 Express C FTL - Fixed Term License is no more. FTL licensing option was moved to regular DB2 Express Edition.
This is good move because people sometimes criticised that DB2 Express FTL have more issues than regular express version. Also it will make easier sw maintenance for IBM because they can now concentrate on 3 DB2 Editions (Express, Workgroup, Enterprise). DB2…Continue
Added by Radim Kolar on November 26, 2009 at 8:21am — No Comments
Apache Derby is very often used opensource Java database. It is also known as Cloudscape or JavaDB. There are several branches available, but 10.3 is most used Derby branch today. It can be found in Websphere 7, Rational Software Team Concert/Foundation, Websphere CE 2.1 and probably in many many others. 10.1 and 10.2 branches are considered obsolete and 10.4 and 10.5 are considered too…Continue
Added by Radim Kolar on November 20, 2009 at 6:08pm — No Comments
Rational Team released 188.8.131.52 version of their Rational Team Concert software. There is some excitement about this version because its not only first bugfix version in shining new 2.0 RTC line, but there are also important licensing changes:
These important changes makes Rational…Continue
I am amazed how fast is DB2 version 9.7 moving into production. It is much faster then 9.5. I started to see first signs of 9.5 used in production for about 1 year after release.
DB2 9.7 is entirely different. Its already used, deployed on testing systems and used as standard version for new projects. Its pretty good success because there is not even single fixpak for v9.7 out. Fixpak 1 is awaited because it will add Oracle compatibility to DB2 Express Edition, which is very…Continue
Added by Radim Kolar on November 9, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Added by Radim Kolar on November 3, 2009 at 7:41am — No Comments