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DB2 and SAP
DB2 has become the database of choice for SAP implementations.
IBM and SAP have worked together for many years developing integrated and proven solutions that help customers realise immediate business value and sustainable business growth. The strength of this trusted partnership is illustrated by the fact that SAP is a major DB2 customer and IBM is a major SAP customer.
- IBM DB2 is the only database truly optimized for SAP and is the only SAP-supported database available on all SAP supported hardware environments.
- IBM DB2 provides real value to you and does it at a lower cost than Oracle, which costs approximately 38% more than DB2 running on Linux, Unix and Windows.
IBM DB2 provides real value by improving your SAP system response time by up to 40%, protecting existing hardware investment
IBM DB2 provides real value by reducing your SAP data storage needs by up to 70%, dramatically saving on energy costs, administration and hardware investment
IBM DB2 provides real value by providing annual maintenance pricing that is 37% lower than equivalent Oracle database support (SAP OEM on Linux, UNIX, Windows)
IBM DB2 provides real value with DB2 for SAP automatic features that allows you to spend 25% less time administering your database freeing more time to manage your business