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Saving $1M in storage, processing transactions 10x faster, predicting bottlenecks


ABSA Bank, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Intel, HolidayExtras.com, Mindray Medical, SAP all have some great things to say about DB2 10 and InfoSphere Warehouse 10.

You can see their reactions to the latest release in the embedded video, or, since it's slideware and not interviews, you can skip the faux-rock soundtrack and just read the highlights below:


"We've saved more than a million dollars over the past four years by migrating from Oracle Database to DB2.... DB2 10 will further reduce our database storage usage by an additional 20%." - Tom DeJuneas, IT Infrastructure Manager, Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated

"New features like simplified space reclamation, enahanced HA capabilities and Adaptive Compression will help reduce operations cost even further" - Dr. Torsten Wittkugel, VP DB0?OS Platform Development, SAP AG

"We are excited to see a ~10x improvement in query processing performance" - Pauline Nist, GM Software Strategies, Intel Datacenter and Connected Systems Group

"The compression ratio is almost 77%, which will hugely reduce storage consumption."  - Eric Xu, DB2 DBA, Mindray Medical International Limited

"We've been able to speed our business transactions by 100 percent" - Nilan Peiris, Chief Marketing Technology Officer, HolidayExtras.com

"Helps us predict and address network bottlenecks so there is no interruption in service." - Lefentse Sennelo, Database Specialist, ABSA Bank, a subsidiary of Barclay's

You can learn more about on DB2 10 and InfoSphere Warehouse 10 here.