Well, it’s been a good run… but all good things must come to an end.
DB2 Universal Database for z/OS Version 8 (5625-DB2), DB2 UDB for z/OS Version 8, or more conveniently DB2 V8 first peeked out at us on January 31, 2003 when the beta program began and arrived full force on the world when it went generally available (GA) on March 26, 2004…… Continue reading »
That’s right. If you’ve been keeping score you know that we had already announced End of Marketing (EoM) for DB2 9 last year. That happens on December 10, 2012. When I discussed that date in this blog I did mention that it won’t be long until we hear something about End of Service (EoS) for DB2 9…… Continue reading »
One of the big questions in the world of DB2 over the last year has been “When does DB2 V8 go away?”. I guess there’s a need for that official End of Service (EoS) announcement as an incentive to start their planning to upgrade (migrate) to DB2 9 for z/OS…. Continue reading »