Gartner Research

Computer Associates Intl. DB2 for OS/390 Tools

Published: 12 January 2001

ID: G0089976

Analyst(s): Mary I. Hubley, Nathan J. Muller


Computer Associates' Solutions for DB2 for OS/390 provide users with a set of tools for maximizing system and DB2 object availability. CA's database product categories include database management, application development, database administration, utilities, performance analysis, and backup and recovery. Effective use of these tools can result in substantial savings of personnel overhead and system resources (e.g., CPU time and disk space). The savings in time that can accrue through the CA solution range from 2 to 10 times over the utilities shipped with DB2.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
    • Managing ERP Applications on DB2 for OS/390
    • Why Buy Third-Party Tools?
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • Increased DB2 Functionality
    • Simplified Database Administration
  • Limitations
    • May Increase Software Budgets
  • Insight

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