Additionally, MySQL's Merge engine allows database partitioning
by collecting distributed MyISAM tables for unified access.
In addition, DB2 Viper will be the first data server to support all three common methods of database partitioning
at the same time, that is range partitioning, multi-dimensional clustering and hashing, the company claims.
New features, such as database partitioning
, help operators separate their systems so that partners or customers can access their respective databases securely," says Manji Matharu, SOTAS CTO and senior vice president of engineering.
, another important criterion for enterprise class, restricts operator access to information and functions.