Db2 End of Support
Are you still using Db2 LUW 10.5 or earlier versions? If the answer is yes, then it’s time to start thinking about your upgrade project. IBM have announced as of 30th April 2020, Db2 v10.5 will reach end of support.
We are experts in Db2 & have successfully upgraded many sites, including upgrades to Db2 11.1 & 11.5. We can help plan your upgrade options, in conjunction with providing additional resources to streamline your upgrade project.
Highlights of Db2 v11.5
- Sees the addition of AI which delivers data science & database management under one platform.
- AI drivers for ease of management, increased resilience to outages and to improve user productivity.
- New natural language querying & visualisation capabilities designed to help speed data search.
- Updated common SQL engine for increased accessibility to more data sources.
It is important to note that IBM have made significant changes to the packaging for Db2 v11.5, therefore we encourage you to review your Db2 licencing.
Datasync offers a “Licence Review Service” to help assess your current usage & how best to position your licencing. This ensures you are maximise access to advanced features, all whilst managing your costs.