Even more reasons to choose IBM DB2 over Oracle® Database.
Are you struggling with high database maintenance costs, cluster performance and tuning challenges, and ever-increasing workloads for your staff? Consider IBM DB2®:
It is easy to move applications from Oracle Database to DB2; we have seen clients take an application based on Oracle 9i (and higher) and stand it up on DB2 in two weeks.
1Results on TPC-C: www.tpc.org (http://www.tpc.org) as of 4/3/2012 [IBM Power 780 (3 x 64 C)(24 Ch/192 C/768 Th); 10,366,254 tpmC; $1.38/tpmC; avail 10/13/10 v. Oracle SPARC SuperCluster w/T3-4 Servers (27 x 64 C)(108 Ch/1728 C/13824 Th); 30,249,688 tpmC; $1.01/tpmC; avail 6/1/11]. TPC-C is a trademark of Transaction Performance Processing Council. Results on two-tier SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) standard application benchmark, as of April 3, 2012: IBM Power 795 (32 processors, 256 cores, 1,024 threads) achieved 126,063 SAP SD benchmark users running the SAP enhancement package 4 for the SAP ERP application 6.0, AIX 7.1 and DB2 9.7; certification number 2010046 v. Oracle SPARC Enterprise Server M9000 (64 processors, 256 cores, 512 threads), which achieved 39,100 SAP SD benchmark users running SAP ERP 6.0, Solaris 10, Oracle 10g; certification number 2008042. SAP and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and several other countries.
2Cost: based on publicly avail U.S. pricing info as of 4/3/2012 for IBM DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition + Oracle Database Enterprise Edition software w/added priced products/features to provide comparable functionality. IBM prices exclude applicable taxes, and are subject to change by IBM without notice. IBM: assumes 100 Processor Value Units. Oracle: assumes 1.0 processor core factor. Both including Y1 maintenance/support. Cost comparison is NOT based on the specific benchmarks listed on this page.
3Based on internal tests and reported client experience from 28 Sep 2011 to 07 Mar 2012.
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