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Ten Breakthroughs That Changed DB2 Forever - G01

Topic: 2012 NA

Subtopic: DB2 for z/OS

Introduced in 1983 when relational database systems were not the norm, DB2 has grown by leaps and bounds since then. In the early 1980s, when DB2 was a mere babe, the general impression among customers was that DB2 was fine for information center applications, but that they should stick with IMS for the OLTP work that actually ran the business. My how things have changed. (How many of you even remember that "information center" was the '80s term for what we now call data warehousing?) What breakthroughs were made with DB2 over these three decades that have caused DB2 to be the high-speed, enterprise DBMS with unparalleled transaction processing capabilities that it is today? Attend this presentation to find out!

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