[DB2-L] AW: [DB2-L] DB2 9 - It's Not a Gas

Georg Peter

[DB2-L] AW: [DB2-L] DB2 9 - It's Not a Gas
>>>>>In Germany DB2 9 is a unfortunate name, because it sounds like: "DB2 no" <<<

Well said, Walter.

It really sounds like "DB2 nein" ;-))

With kind regards - mit freundlichen Gruessen,
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Jorg

Can you explain, why VX is an unfortunate name?
In Germany DB2 9 is a unfortunate name, because it sounds like: "DB2 no"

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DB2 went from V8 to just plain 9.
I think because they didn't want the upcoming version to have the unfortunate name of DB2 VX. Now they can just be cool with DB2 X. Will Professor X finally switch from Oracle?

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