Stories by Uche Ogbuji

Review: IBM's DB2 Universal Database 7.1 for Linux Shines

IBM has become legendary in the Linux community for its repeated announcements and reannouncements regarding Linux support. It seems every six months at some Linux show or even a general PC show, IBM pledges across-the-board Linux support. That is all very odd because since Big Blue's first altar conversion a couple of years ago, it has done a great deal for the Linux community (despite purported resistance from the AIX group), but by constantly reproclaiming its allegiance, it gives the impression that it never followed through on prior pledges.