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DB2 launched on TurboLinux

TurboLinux has released its new DataServer featuring IBM's DB2 Universal Database.

High performance Linux company TurboLinux has delivered a new dataserver packing IBM’s DB2 database.

The dataserver is intended to provide the stability and scalability of the DB2 universal database, one of the best web-ready multimedia databases available, with the speed and security of TurboLinux.

“In today’s new economy, the ability to access information is crucial, especially for dynamic Web sites,” said Scott Handy, director of Linux Solutions Marketing at IBM Software.

“We’ve worked closely with TurboLinux to ensure maximum integration of our-award winning DB2 Universal Database, bringing customers the tools necessary to mine for information on the Web.”

Optimum Performance

The TurboLinux DataServer with DB2 package will cost $2,500, which includes a five-user license.

The operating system has been optimized for performance with DB2, through features such as 4GB RAM addressable space, support for raw I/O devices and an integrated JAVA runtime environment.

“Databases are the real engines behind e-business,” said T Paul Thomas, president and CEO of TurboLinux.

“By integrating IBM’s industry leading DB2 Universal Database solution with our optimized Linux operating system, we are providing affordable and reliable e-business infrastructure for B2B and B2C providers.”

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