Friday, August 6, 2010

Performance scale-out and continous availability: DB2 pureScale now available on System x

One of the most heard questions after the DB2 pureScale announcement last year and the initial "Wow!!!" was "Will it be available on System x?". Now that question can be answered officially: Yes, it is. Yesterday, IBM announced DB2 pureScale on System x. Now you have a choice of building your system on either POWER hardware or on select IBM System x servers.

Now I hear you say "Wow!" and ask: "When will there be an Express-C edition?"....