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"Licensing fees are on a yearly basis.""We don't see what the specific price of the DB2 license is because we pay for the backup license as a package.""I think that everyone knows that with IBM the standard price is higher than the others.""Db2 is less expensive than Oracle.""We did not buy it. It came with our hardware without any complimentary maintenance. If I compare Db2 Database with Oracle Database, its price is lower than Oracle Database."

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Top Answer: Per all previous posts "it depends". Platform, type of use and ability to be stable for the work-load are the concerns. Finding Oracle skills vs DB2 skills in the mainframe world is an area where… more »
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Top Answer: IBM Db2 was much cheaper as a package than using other products. This is because IBM supplied a package with its product. It's an application. So it was much more efficient and a stronger competitor… more »
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Amazon Aurora is a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database built for the cloud, that combines the performance and availability of traditional enterprise databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases.

Amazon Aurora is up to five times faster than standard MySQL databases and three times faster than standard PostgreSQL databases. It provides the security, availability, and reliability of commercial databases at 1/10th the cost. Amazon Aurora is fully managed by Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), which automates time-consuming administration tasks like hardware provisioning, database setup, patching, and backups.

Amazon Aurora features a distributed, fault-tolerant, self-healing storage system that auto-scales up to 64TB per database instance. It delivers high performance and availability with up to 15 low-latency read replicas, point-in-time recovery, continuous backup to Amazon S3, and replication across three Availability Zones (AZs).

Visit the Amazon RDS Management Console to create your first Aurora database instance and start migrating your MySQL and PostgreSQL databases.

DB2 Enterprise for Linux, UNIX, and Windows is the ideal data server for the most demanding workloads. New XML support is designed to help firms minimize the time and effort it takes to persist and use their XML data reducing development costs and improving business agility.
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Dow Jones, Arizona State University, Verizon, Capital One, United Nations, Nielsen, Autodesk, FanduelKnorr-Bremse, Mizuho Bank Ltd., Australian Government Department of Defence, SCHWENK Zement, Friedhelm Loh Group, YAZAKI Europe Limited, Ekornes ASA, Baldor Electric, VSN Systemen BV, Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC, PLANSEE Group, TE Connectivity, Hansgrohe SE, Openmatics, University of Toronto
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Financial Services Firm41%
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Amazon Aurora is ranked 30th in Relational Databases while IBM Db2 Database is ranked 5th in Relational Databases with 14 reviews. Amazon Aurora is rated 0.0, while IBM Db2 Database is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Db2 Database writes "Almost maintenance-free and less expensive, but lacking in the area of development tools and resources". Amazon Aurora is most compared with MariaDB, SQL Server, CockroachDB and Citus Data, whereas IBM Db2 Database is most compared with Oracle Database, SQL Server, MySQL and SAP HANA.

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