"IBM Db2 was much cheaper as a package than using other products. This is because IBM supplied a package with its product. It's an application. So it was much more efficient and a stronger competitor in that regard."
"The solution is easy to install and simple to maintain. The most valuable aspect of the solution is its general user-friendliness for users of all kinds."
"The most valuable feature is PowerPC support."
"IBM Db2 Database has good performance."
"it is very stable and runs smoothly once it is deployed and it is almost maintenance-free."
"It has a good feature called pureScale, which is just for scalability. It is a perfect solution for environments where scalability is going to be an issue."
"The solution is a very stable relational database and has integration with legacy systems. It is a great product."
"Reliable, robust with great features."
"The actual interface is good."
"Provides very good integration."
"Performance is something that can be improved with DB2."
"The GUI interface is not particularly friendly for those who do not have experience with the product."
"It would be ideal if the solution offered backup functionality. Many similar tools already do, which means Db2 is somewhat behind the curve in terms of what a customer might expect from it."
"They should simplify the management of Db2 as a relational database system. There should be the simplification of management. This is probably one of the most important asks for being successful in the future."
"The solution could improve by providing more integration."
"Their view of it is they're maintaining it, they're continuing to upgrade it, they're continuing to grow it, however, they don't go out and try and sell that as an architectural solution the way they do Linux and Unix."
"The capabilities of this solution could improve."
"In terms of improvements, IBM Db2 can improve its interface and its functionality. Also, the embedded functions should be much richer than the current ones - the functions which are embedded in the engine itself."
"Because the solution is customized. we do occasionally face unique bugs. There are always some changes that need to be made here and there."
"User interface could be more user friendly."
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IBM Db2 Database is ranked 5th in Relational Databases with 15 reviews while SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise is ranked 14th in Relational Databases with 2 reviews. IBM Db2 Database is rated 8.0, while SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Db2 Database writes "Very scalable with high availability and excellent technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise writes "A completely customized solution that's stable and offers excellent technical support". IBM Db2 Database is most compared with Oracle Database, SQL Server, MySQL, SAP HANA and CockroachDB, whereas SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise is most compared with SQL Server, SAP HANA, SAP IQ, Oracle Database and SAP SQL Anywhere. See our IBM Db2 Database vs. SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise report.
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