RightScale Links Into IBM DB2

Santa Barbara-based cloud computing management software firm RightScale is linking its products into IBM DB2, one of the major enterprise database software packages, the firm said today. RightScale said it will support creating, managing, and automating IBM DB2 Express-C on such services as Amazon EC2. IBM DB2 is the free version of IBM's DB2 database server. RightScale devleops products which help in deploying applications across Amazon EC2 and other cloud computing environments. Index Ventures and Benchmark Capital are the venture firms behind RightScale.