DB2 9.5.2 Moves Free-text searching into the core

October 30, 2008

For ages, IBM had engineered DB2 to include “extenders”, which were add-ons that provided useful para-database features, like free-text style searches that were awkward to express in traditional SQL.  News from Leons is that this technology has been moved into the core DB2 engine starting with v9.5.2. I’m still scrounging for information on the changes on the IBM site, but this is great news.

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