IBM Introduces Viper 2

Oct 16, 2007

IBM introduced the DB2 9.5 "Viper 2" data server, which features new data automation and performance enhancements intended to improve the way customers store, manage, and access business information. DB2 Viper 2 offers new pureXML data management capabilities that are meant to improve XML data transaction performance and storage savings. DB2 Viper 2 also provides automated functionality, allowing customers to ensure availability of critical business data while the data server tunes itself for better performance. These enhancements include: automatic deep compression; autonomic memory management; and integrated automated failover and backup to simplify system set-up and minimize downtime.