Over the years, DB2 has become more compatible to Oracle, thus making it much easier for people skilled on Oracle to move to DB2 jobs as well as much easier for companies to switch their Oracle databases and applications that rely on Oracle databases.
With DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows, you’ll find the PL/SQL Compatibility features and other enhancements make it even easier for you to switch.
Learn about why and how to switch by joining this latest DB2 Tech Talk that takes place on May 31:
Date: Thursday, May 31, 2012
Time: 11:30 – 1:00 pm EDT
Speaker: Serge Rielau, SQL Architect for DB2 for LUW
This webcast will discuss:
- Native PL/SQL support, plus other compatibility features including concurrency control, PL/SQL package support, Oracle SQL dialect support, OCI, SQL * Plus Scripts, and Oracle Forms.
- Enhanced support for triggers, new scalar functions, declared types and procedures within local scope.
- Tooling that IBM has made available to streamline this move process.
- Case studies drawn from elements of the process with actual customers and shown at the code level.
If you are serious about switching to DB2 from Oracle, here are some other resources for you to consider:
- IBM Redbook: Oracle to DB2 Conversion Guide for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. This book is for V9.7 but is being updated for V10.
- All presentations from contestant Douglas from 2012’s “DB2’s Got Talent Competition”