> >in the marketplace.
> Couldn't possibly be the lack of security without Tivoli or other
> similar products?
> Couldn't possibly be the lack of training classes?
> Couldn't possibly be the lack of books?
> Couldn't possibly be the fact that you need a C compiler on a production
> Couldn't possibly be the lack of third-party tools and applications?
> Couldn't possibly be ....
> And this from someone with 10+ years of DB2.
> In short ... there are plenty of reasons why someone might not like DB2.
> Which does not mean I am one of them. But rather to try to pin it on
> DBAs is a bit of a f. Oracle, itself, is currently redesigning the
> DBA's roles and responsibilities to be less RDBMS management and more
> and more integration with application servers and other components. The
> idea that Oracle is hard to manage is just a repetition of mythology: It
> is no longer true. Just as many things about DB2 that were true five
> years ago are no longer true.
> Daniel Morgan