Advantages DB2 V6.1 on DB2 V5.2 
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 Advantages DB2 V6.1 on DB2 V5.2
Hi,

Does anyone have some adventages list DB2 V6.1 on DB2 V5.2.

Of course will be interesting to know disadvantages too.

Zoran



Mon, 19 Aug 2002 03:00:00 GMT
 Advantages DB2 V6.1 on DB2 V5.2

v6.1 has the following advantages:
- service and support lasts longer (until 12/2001, v5.2 support ends in
1/2001)
- no charge for users on Enterprise Edition and Enterprise - Extended
Edition
- table names can be 128 characters long, column names can be 30
characters long
- index keys can be 1024 characters long
- page sizes of 16K and 32K supported
- varchars can be up to 32K in length
- tables can be 512 GB per partition
- bidirectional indexes (one index can be scanned in ascending and
descending order)
- Linux support
- Enterprise - Extended Edition support for HP and NUMA-Q (Sequent)
- online index reorganization
- stored procedure builder and de{*filter*}
- we stopped charging for Personal Developer's Edition
- Datalinks file manager supported on NT and AIX
- Query Patroller supported for Solaris, AIX and NT
- SQL statements can be 64K
- Unicode support
- Satellite Edition for mobile DB2 users
- JDBC 2.0 supported on NT
Quote:

> Hi,

> Does anyone have some adventages list DB2 V6.1 on DB2 V5.2.

> Of course will be interesting to know disadvantages too.

> Zoran



Mon, 19 Aug 2002 03:00:00 GMT
 
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