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IBM Announces the Release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7


IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced the release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7, with a new pricing structure for application service providers (ASPs), support for customer relationship management (CRM), and an incubator program for e-business applications to help emerging companies get up and running on the Web.

db2 tutorial mainframe  Announces the Release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7 IBM Announces the Release of DB2 Universal Database Version 7 M. Reed and A. Turner -May 8, 2000 Event Summary In the April announcement IBM stated that this reinforced its commitment to data management leadership and introduced DB2 Universal Database Version 7 - the most powerful solution of its kind in the industry, and, in most cases, at a third the price of Oracle. IBM continues to invest in new hiring programs, product development, and Read More

IBM Tries to Take More Market Share from Oracle, BMC, and CA


IBM has announced a four-year, $200 million investment to make it more cost effective and easier for companies to manage data on IBM S/390 enterprise servers. They will attempt to compete more effectively with Computer Associates (which acquired Platinum Technology and Sterling Software), BMC, and Oracle in the lucrative database tools market.

db2 tutorial mainframe  than 35 tools for DB2 and Information Management Systems for OS/390 environments to help customers manage large volumes of data inherent to any e-business. The four areas of focus include: Database Administration Performance Management Recovery and replication management (the ability to provide 24x7 support) Application management (the ability to craft application connections to the database) Market Impact Given that Computer Associates has purchased Platinum Technology and Sterling Software, and has Read More

IBM Buys What’s Left of Informix


In another sign of consolidation within the database vendor market, IBM has announced that they are acquiring the assets of Informix Software (the database portion of Informix Corporation, which remained after the spin-off of Informix Business Solutions into Ascential Software). IBM intends to use the acquisition to improve their presence in distributed databases, and increase penetration in the small-to-medium enterprise market.

db2 tutorial mainframe  to sell IBM's own DB2 product, which will, over time, benefit from technology integrated from Informix's products, including datablades , which provide support for complex datatypes such as spatial, time-series, and web data; business intelligence technologies from Red Brick; RDBMS features in Informix database products; and some of the features of Informix Cloudscape. Existing Informix customers can take comfort from the statement by Janet Perna, general manager of IBM's data management software Read More

One Vendor’s Mission to Make Service Businesses Click - Part 1


My recent series of tutorial articles entitled “Navigating Between Service Management Scylla @ Charybdis” and “The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains” have drawn solid interest and valuable feedback. Along similar lines was the series on general workforce management (WFM) systems (i.e., not necessarily only in field service) entitled “Integrated Workforce

db2 tutorial mainframe  Vendor’s Mission to Make Service Businesses Click - Part 1 My recent series of tutorial articles entitled  “Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis”  and  “The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains”  have drawn solid interest and valuable feedback. Along similar lines was the series on general workforce management (WFM) systems (i.e., not necessarily only in field service) entitled  “Integrated Workforce Management (WFM) Platforms: Fact or Read More

IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor


Vignette is IBM's latest partner. This global strategic alliance promises to boost revenue for both parties. The verdict is still out on the impact to future software development.

db2 tutorial mainframe  CRM applications with IBM's DB2 Universal Database, as well as optimize for the S/390, RS/6000, NUMA-Q, AS/400 and Netfinity servers. December 7, 1999 - SAP expands their partnership with IBM to include support for DB2 Universal Databases with mySAP.com implementations. March 8, 2000 - I2 and Ariba agree to integrate their marketplace technologies with IBM's Webshpere platform July 5, 2000 - Industrial and Financial Systems (IFS AB) agrees to support DB2 Universal Databases for their IFS Applications. Read More

The Return on Investment of IP Telephony Management


Managing a newly deployed voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) integration project is not as easy as some IT managers believe it to be. Delivering voice traffic over the IP network is time-consuming, and requires the right tools and a proper budget. To fully understand the costs associated with IP telephony implementation, businesses must first conduct a thorough evaluation of their management options—prior to deployment.

db2 tutorial mainframe  Return on Investment of IP Telephony Management The Return on Investment of IP Telephony Management If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. There are many horror stories around VoIP and IP telephony deployment . There are also many successes. PROGNOSIS management and monitoring tools make the difference.Successful VoIP deployment relies on careful planning, thoughtful infrastructure preparation, and a management platform Read More

Requirements Engineering for Software Engineers


This paper presents an introduction to the discipline of requirements engineering in a form tailored for software engineers. Requirements engineering is the process of turning the unstructured requests of stakeholders into useful requirements, and can be an engineering discipline as rigorous and involved as software architecture. This paper attempts to provide a brief tutorial in order to improve the overall level of requirements used for software projects.

db2 tutorial mainframe  Engineering for Software Engineers This paper presents an introduction to the discipline of requirements engineering in a form tailored for software engineers. Requirements engineering is the process of turning the unstructured requests of stakeholders into useful requirements, and can be an engineering discipline as rigorous and involved as software architecture. This paper attempts to provide a brief tutorial in order to improve the overall level of requirements used for software projects. Read More

EDI: Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying EDI Integration


Your business has a better chance of withstanding the challenges of difficult economic times if it can respond quickly to change, provide accurate data, and fulfill demand in a timely way. Electronic data interchange (EDI) can help give you this competitive edge. But to make EDI work, you need to know the five worst mistakes to avoid making when you embark on an EDI integration project in your small to medium business.

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GMAC Web-Enables Legacy Data With NEON Systems Shadow Direct


GMAC is pushing for enterprise-wide web enablement of existing IT assets to support customer self-service platforms. NEON Systems’ Shadow Direct product gives them access to legacy ADABAS databases in a real-time Internet environment.

db2 tutorial mainframe  also wanted to access DB2 data, and to hit COBOL sub-routines for remote procedure calls to DB2 and ADABAS data. That was one tall order, and I believe that there is no other product on the market that could have done the needed task as easily and effectively as Shadow Direct, said Nelson. GMAC Insurance's Lead Programmer/Analyst Jeff Sadler agreed. ADABAS isn't a true relational database (ADABAS is a DBMS from Software AG which is an inverted list DBMS with some relational capabilities, and one of the Read More

Micro Focus, Inc.


MERANT is the leading supplier of Enterprise Application Development solutions, providing the people, products and processes to create solutions that help customers accelerate the development, delivery and integration of applications in today''s multi-platform computing environments. MERANT enables organizations to transform their enterprise applications for the changing technology and business requirements of the e-business environment, manage the application development process, and provide integrated data connectivity across the enterprise, from the mainframe to the Internet. * MERANT annual revenues are nearly $400 million. * MERANT has more than 5 million customer licenses at over 35,000 customer sites around the world, including two thirds of the Global 500 and all the Fortune 100. * MERANT is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol MRN and on NASDAQ under the symbol MRNT. * More than 500 technology companies have partnered with MERANT * MERANT is represented in 37 countries and has 20 sales offices worldwide. * MERANT has more than 2,000 employees worldwide and is located in Mountain View, California and Newbury, UK. MERANT''s roots go back to 1976, with its predecessors Micro Focus and INTERSOLV. Micro Focus, a leading provider of enterprise application development and maintenance solutions for MVS, UNIX, Windows, NT and Web environments, acquired INTERSOLV in 1998. INTERSOLV was the leading application enablement software provider for the client/server, Internet and intranet worlds. United in February 1999 under the MERANT name, the company today is the market leader in Enterprise Application Development. With its technology the de facto standards in the industry, MERANT''s supporting services - MERANT Consulting and MERANT University - provide the expertise and training to build critical enterprise application development capabilities within customer organizations.

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More Vendors Bail on Oracle in Favor of IBM


Oracle’s focus on software application markets is impacting its Database business. Recently SAP AG and Siebel Systems, i2 Technologies, Inc., and PeopleSoft have also chosen IBM’s DB2 Universal Database as their preferred database for developing current and future applications, and as their preferred backend database for customer deployment. In addition, IFS AB, one of the top 10 ERP vendors, which was previously Oracle-centric, has announced an agreement with IBM to add DB2 support.

db2 tutorial mainframe  have also chosen IBM's DB2 Universal Database as their preferred database for developing current and future applications, and as their preferred backend database for customer deployment. According to the vendors, PeopleSoft will use DB2 Universal Database as its primary Unix development platform for PeopleSoft 8, which is their latest Internet-based architecture. PeopleSoft 7.5 applications are now available on DB2 UDB for Sun Solaris, Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, IBM AIX, and IBM OS/390. In addition, IBM Read More

Ardent Software: Will Informix Merger Affect their Success?


With Informix’s completion of its acquisition of Ardent Software, it remains to be seen how effective this marriage will be, and whether Ardent will be allowed autonomy to continue its success in the extract/transform/load and data integration infrastructure.

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BMC Software Webs for the DBA


BMC Software, (NASDAQ: BMCS), has released a new product called Web DBA, designed to provide what they refer to as “application service assurance™”. The product is still in beta, and currently only supports Oracle, and is available for download and trial over the web.

db2 tutorial mainframe  include Web DBA for DB2 UDB, Web DBA for SQL Server, and Web DBA for OS/390. We manage numerous database environments across the country, so our business relies on our ability to remotely manage and access our clients' databases. With its Web-based architecture, Web DBA will provide us with a powerful tool that will help us manage all of our day-to-day DBA tasks, anytime, anywhere, said Mark Vorholt, chief technology officer for DBAdirect, a lead player in the remote management of database support Read More

Computer Associates Splashes Into the Data Warehousing Market with Platinum Technology Acquisition


Computer Associates DecisionBase is an Extract/Transform/Load tool designed to help in the population and maintenance of data warehouses. First released in March of 1998, the product is geared towards large implementations with the need for metadata management. The current release is 1.9, which is the fourth release of the product.

db2 tutorial mainframe  embedded technology to access non-DB2 data residing on IBM MVS mainframes, as well as other systems, often without the need to convert the data into a flat file . Ardent's acquisition of Prism should give them a leg up on CA in this area. InfoPump upgrade path. There is no way to migrate existing InfoPump code into the repository. This means that existing InfoPump customers can not upgrade to DecisionBase unless they are willing to re-write all of the work they have already done. Vendor Recommendations Read More