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IBM DB2's Maturing Oracle Compatibility Presents Opportunities, With Some Limitations

Published: 22 July 2011

ID: G00214082

Analyst(s): Donald Feinberg , Merv Adrian

Summary

IBM's DB2 Oracle compatibility feature runs applications originally built for the Oracle database management system. It offers rapid, low-cost migration to DB2 with potential cost savings, by reducing Oracle license and maintenance costs, or simply by reducing/removing dependence on Oracle's DBMS.

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Analysis

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  • Competitive Analysis
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