- Up to 2 Cores (1 CPU)
- Up to 2 Giga Bytes of RAM
- No Database size limits
- No connection limits
- No user limits or any other limits whatsoever
Why DB2 Express-C?
DB2 Express-C™ is the free version of one of the most advanced database management systems in the world. Why pay when you can have all you need for free? DB2 Express-C is free to develop, deploy and distribute.
It is a fast, secure, reliable, and amazingly scalable dataserver, ideal for most startups and small/medium sized businesses. DB2 Express-C 9.7 is available on Linux, Unix, Windows, and now Mac OS X as well! It also enables developers to easily handle XML through the native storage technology called pureXML™. Whether you develop in Java, .Net, Ruby, Python, Perl or pretty much any other programming language out there, DB2 can be your technological advantage.
Let's get started
|DB2 Express-C Home||Download DB2|
|Forum & Newsgroup||Planet DB2 Blogs|
|DB2 Wiki||Books on Amazon|
|User Group||Buy 24/7 Support|
|IBM Data Studio|
No Data Limits
DB2 Express-C is not a crippled version of DB2. Au contraire, DB2 Express-C shares the same code as the other commercial editions and it has a very generous license, which doesn't impose limits on your database. This means that on your server it can take advantage of:
Way above the competition
|FEATURE||DB2 Express-C||SQL Server 2005 Express||Oracle 10g Express Edition|
|CPUs||1 (Up to 2 Cores)||1||1|
|RAM||2 Giga||1 Giga||1 Giga|
|DB Size||No limit||4 Giga||4 Giga|
|32/64 bit||32/64 bit||32 bit||32 bit|
Purchasing 24/7 support for less than $3K a year, enables DB2 to use up to 4 cores (2 CPUs), 4 GB of RAM and adds High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HADR), plus SQL Replication.