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Db2 Express-C

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IBM Db2 Express-C is a no-charge community edition of Db2 database software, which provides the core features of more scalable Db2 editions. It is designed for ease of use and fast setup, and is ideal for academia, small businesses and multi-branch companies. For more advanced features such as Db2 pureScale and BLU Acceleration, the solution can be upgraded without requiring modification to your applications.

Category

RDBMS Free

Features

• Contains the SQL compatibility feature to more easily run applications written for other databases on Db2.
• No charge in that it provides a free community edition of Db2 database software that provides the core feature of more scalable Db2 editions.
• Uses time travel query as data can be queried as it currently exists, at points in the past, or as it might be at a point in the future. It also has the infrastructure for time-aware analytics to run time-specific queries.
• Has an integrated toolset where when IBM Data Studio is used, one can find a database development and administration environment, for developers and administrators to create and manage a heterogeneous database.
• It’s compatible with SQL which reduces the risk and cost associated with a database migration, making data server consolidations easier and help reduce operational costs.

License

Open Source

Price

Free

Pricing

Subscription

Free Trial

Available

Users Size

Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 employees), Enterprise (>1001 employees)

Company

Db2 Express-C

What is best ?

• Uses time travel query as data can be queried as it currently exists, at points in the past, or as it might be at a point in the future. It also has the infrastructure for time-aware analytics to run time-specific queries.
• Has an integrated toolset where when IBM Data Studio is used, one can find a database development and administration environment, for developers and administrators to create and manage a heterogeneous database.
• It’s compatible with SQL which reduces the risk and cost associated with a database migration, making data server consolidations easier and help reduce operational costs.

What are the benefits ?

• Free to develop in that application developers that need a database for their application can use Db2 Express-C.
• Free to deploy in that it is used in a working production environment that needs a database to store vital records.
• It has no limits on database sizes and no data limits. Allows a database to grow and grow without violating the licensing agreement. There are no limits in terms of the number of connections or users per server.
• Provides advanced security in that data in transit and at rest is protected ensuring that sensitive data is encrypted at all times. This includes row and column access control for deeper security.
• Integrated tools environment that enables developers and administrators to create and manage heterogeneous database environments for increased productivity.
• SQL compatibility that reduces the risks and costs associated with database migration. It runs applications built to work with comparable Oracle databases on Db2 with few or no code change.

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Ease of use
7.6
Features & Functionality
7.6
Advanced Features
7.6
Integration
7.6
Customer Support
7.6
Performance
7.6
Implementation
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Db2 Express-C is a free community edition of Db2 database software that has a fast setup, easy to use, ideal for academia, small businesses and multi-branch companies.

7.6
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Db2 Express-C is a free community edition of Db2 database software which provides the core features of more scalable Db2 editions. It has a fast set setup, easy to use, ideal for academia, small businesses and multi-branch companies. It’s ideal for most startups and small/medium sized businesses. It’s very fast, secure, reliable and very scalable. It can be run on either 32-bit or 64-bit systems with Linux or Windows operating systems. It has a memory limit of 4GB but there are no limits on the size of database or even number of users. Data that is in transit or resting is provided for advanced security, which ensures that sensitive data is at all times encrypted. For a deeper level of security, row and column access control is provided. The software allows data to be queried as it currently exists at points in the past, or as it will be at a point in the future. This helps in reducing the complexity of collecting and analyzing time-based data. Developers and administrators are assisted to create and manage heterogeneous database environments for increased productivity. Db2 Express- C helps reduce the risks and costs that are associated with migration of a database. It runs applications that are built to work with comparable Oracle databases on Db2 with few or no code change.

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