Monday, June 17, 2013

Download DB2 Express-C 10.5

DB2 Express-C 10.5 is now available for download. Express-C is the free edition of the DB2 database.

Unlike the competitor express offerings, DB2 Express-C does not impose any limit on the size of database. The new DB2 Express-C 10.5 release also relaxes its memory restriction by 400%. It will now use up to 16GB of memory.

DB2 Express-C can handle database of any size, it can be used in production, and it can be redistributed with your applications.

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Thursday, February 07, 2013


PlanetDB2 provides a meeting place for the DB2 blogging community. It automatically links to new posts on many DB2 blogs. Any DB2 blogger is welcome to join by emailing

@PlanetDB2 is the corresponding Twitter account.

Recently PlanetDB2 had some down time. We've put in place automated measures to ensure high availability in the future.

PlanetDB2 has a sister site, Planet Big Data, which focuses on Hadoop and other big data and analytics topics.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Download DB2 Express-C 10.1.2

DB2 Express-C 10.1.2 is now available for download. The release has several exciting features:
  • First release of DB2 10 on Mac (installation guide
  • Enhancements to the LTRIM, RTRIM, and MOD scalar functions
  • A new user-defined data type called SUBTYPE
  • Backup and restore statistics are now automatically generated

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