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License to Thrill – DB2 Versions Bundled with Commerce
In WebSphere Commerce version 7, we bundle some of the supported DB2 versions with the product. As a version 7 customer, you are entitled to download and install some of the newer DB2 versions (DB2 9.5, DB2 9.7, DB2 10.1, DB2 10.5).
With that said, while planning your next upgrade, consider jumping to a higher DB2 version.
Let’s say you’re running DB2 9.5, and you’re looking to take advantage of some of the latest and greatest functionalities offered in DB2 10.5. Great! Simply log into Passport Advantage, retrieve DB2 10.5, and begin the process of upgrading DB2. It’s that easy.
For the full list of supported DB2 versions, refer to the following link:
Check out the link below for product enhancements included in DB2 10.5.
The document below is a great place to start when planning your DB2 upgrade.
If you’re running WebSphere Commerce version 6, be aware that DB2 8.2 is bundled. Upgrading to DB2 9.1 or DB2 9.5, requires the purchase a license for the newer DB2 version.