Changes to DB2 Connect Licensing and Packaging

DB2 Connect v8.1 delivers a brand new DB2 Connect offering that makes it a more cost-effective solution and some changes to its licensing terms.

DB2 Connect Application Server Edition

DB2 Connect v8.1 introduced a new edition called DB2 Connect Application Server Edition (DB2 Connect ASE). DB2 Connect ASE offers different licensing terms that are meant to address the specific needs of customers who need to deploy multitier client–server or Web server applications that require access to DB2 UDB data on the zSeries or iSeries platforms. These types of applications are characterized by the use of midtier application servers where the majority of the application logic is running. Examples of these applications ...

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