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What advice do you have for others considering IBM Db2 Warehouse?

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering IBM Db2 Warehouse, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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We are integrator vendors in Bolivia. We are partners with IBM. It's fairly easy to use it and it has a free trial, therefore, it's really easy to try. I would tell anyone interested it's worth it to take a look. It's really, really simple. I'd rate the solution at a ten out of ten.

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For any database project, I really like to see good thought going into design upfront and use the standards so that people know what things mean about having to rediscover it when you go from one application to the next. So I believe in at least a place to share the vocabulary, if not a controlled vocabulary defining things, which is pretty old-fashioned I'm afraid. I also believes that companies need to pick a direction and stick with it and support it. And if they're going to go with this solution for a couple of years or if you had to have several solutions happening in parallel, you need to have really good criteria about when you go from one to one or when you go to another because sometimes it's challenging. It doesn't help the business if we're not being consistent.

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Top 10Real User

It would be beneficial to make sure you have trained skillsets. I rate IBM Db2 Warehouse a seven out of ten.

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