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Ritmo for IBM DB2

Performance .NET data providers for IBM® Db2® with reliable access to Db2 data for third-party commercial applications and custom applications.

High-performance, secure, reliable access to IBM DB2 Data via .Net Data Providers

A native fit for developers working in a .NET application development environment looking for a small footprint solution to access Db2 data:

Versatility

Effective use of native IBM protocols for performance and reliability

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Non-invasive approach with no software to install on Db2 servers

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Tools for diagnosing problems and monitoring server activity

A full suite of specialized products for your IBM DB2 environment

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Ritmo/i Application is running on any Windows Server platform, including the latest. Accessing data on IBM Db2 for IBM® i and earlier platforms.
Ritmo/i Client Application is running on any Windows platform, including the latest. Accessing data on IBM Db2 for IBM i and earlier platforms. Can be packaged for distribution with client applications.
Ritmo/DB2 Application is running on any Windows Server platform, including the latest. Accessing data on IBM Db2 for z/OS, Linux, UNIX and Windows platforms.
Ritmo/DB2 Client Application is running on any Windows platform, including the latest. Accessing data on IBM Db2 for z/OS, Linux, UNIX and Windows platforms. Can be packaged for distribution with client applications.

Toolbox

A toolbox for easy data source definition, and trace and debugging tools to help troubleshoot and optimize application performance.

Custom Applications

For custom applications, silent installation support and pre-defined data sources streamline development.

Security

Compatible with SSL technology to secure SQL data flows over TCP/IP networks and prevent unauthorized access to data..

Optimization & Control

Display and manage connections for optimal performance; view traffic volume and memory utilization.

  • Full integration with Microsoft® Visual Studio®, including backward compatibility to previous versions of Visual Studio
  • Support for Entity Framework (in both Ritmo/DB2 and Ritmo/i)
  • Integration with Microsoft Reporting Services and SQL Server
  • Support for .NET Framework version 4.x
  • Double-byte and Middle Eastern language support for international IBM Db2 server access
  • SSL v3.x encryption and authentication for secure data transmission
  • Multi-threading for performance and scalability
  • Stored procedures, multiple result sets and static SQL/package support for fast data access
  • Distributed transaction support for complex transactions over multiple databases
  • Connection pooling for performance and server access efficiency
  • Debug and  trace tools for fast diagnostics
  • Silent install option for ease of deployment
  • IBM ODBS/DRDA Native protocol support
  • Support for IBM Db2 password expiration security
  • C# toolkit available to speed up development
  • Server editions offer data source management tools

Ritmo/i & Ritmo/DB2

  • Any current Windows Server 32-bit or 64-bit platform

Ritmo/i Client & Ritmo/DB2 Client

  • Any current Windows 32-bit or 64-bit platform

Ritmo/i & Ritmo/i Client

  • OS/400 or IBM i operating system V3R7 or higher

Ritmo/DB2 & Ritmo/DB2 Client

  • Db2 LUW: Db2 v5 or later
  • Db2 for zOS/OS390: Db2 for OS/390 v5 or later
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