IBM Db2 license texts
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The Programs listed below are licensed under the following terms and conditions in addition to those of the International License Agreement for Non-Warranted Programs.
Program Name: IBM DB2 Express-C Version 9.5
Program Number: Community
Authorization for Use on Home/Portable Computer: The Program may be stored on the primary machine and another machine, provided that the Program is not in active use on both machines at the same time.
Limited Use Rights for Other IBM Programs
If You acquired this Program as part of another IBM Program ("Principal Program") that lists this Program under "Other IBM Programs", You received this Program only in support of the Principal Program, and Your rights to use this Program will be limited by the license of the Principal Program. Please contact Your IBM Sales Representative if You wish to acquire a separate license to this Program not limited by the Principal Program's license terms.
The provisions of this paragraph do not apply to the extent they are held to be invalid or unenforceable under the law that governs this license. The components listed below are "Excluded Components." Notwithstanding any of the terms in the Agreement or any other agreement You may have with IBM:
(a) the third party suppliers of such Excluded Components ("Suppliers") provide the components WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND and, such Suppliers DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTY OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR INTERFERENCE AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE EXCLUDED COMPONENTS;
(b) in no event are the Suppliers liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages, including but not limited to lost data, lost savings, and lost profits, with respect to the Excluded Components; and,
(c) IBM and the Suppliers are not liable to You, and will not defend, indemnify, or hold You harmless for any claims arising from or related to the Excluded Components.
Notwithstanding these exclusions, in Germany and Austria, IBM's warranty and liability for the Excluded Components is governed only by the respective terms applicable for Germany and Austria in the IBM license agreements.
Notices and important information that IBM is required to provide to You with respect to the Excluded Components, including instructions for obtaining source code for certain Excluded Components, may be found in the NOTICES file(s) that accompanies the Program.
Your use of the Excluded Components is governed by the terms of the Agreement and not by any terms that may be contained in the NOTICES file(s). The terms contained in the Agreement are offered by IBM and not by any other party. Future Program updates or fixpacks may contain additional Excluded Components. Such additional Excluded Components, and related notices and information, if any, will be listed in another NOTICES file that accompanies the Program update or fixpack.
The following are Excluded Components:
for IBM DB2 Version 9.5:
* Expat 1.95.1, 2.0.0
* CUP Parser Generator 0.10k
* Apache Common-FileUpload 1.0
* Apache Common-Validator 1.0.2
* Apache Common-Collections 2.1
* Apache Common-Digestor 1.5
* Apache Common-BeanUtils 1.6
* Apache Jakarta Struts 1.1
* Apache Tomcat 4.1.30
* Apache Lucene 1.4.3
* Apache Lucene HTML Parser 1.4.3
* XML4C 5.6
* XSLT4C 1.10
* Eclipse Help System 3.1.1
* Eclipse Modeling Framework 1.1.1
* ICU4C 3.2.1
* MX4J 1.1.1
* Info-ZIP 5.31
* zlib 1.1.3, 1.2.2
* Minizip 0.15, 1.01
* OpenSSL 0.9.7c
for embedded WebSphere Application Server Version 6.1:
* Apache ANT 1.6.5
* Apache Commons-Discovery 0.2
* Apache Commons-Logging 1.0.3
* Apache Derby 10
* Apache Jakarta JSP Standard Tag Library (JSTL) Code 1.1
* Apache Soap 2.3
* Apache - WebServices Invocation Framework (WSIF) 2.0
* Cup Parser Generator for Java 1.0
* Eclipse Modeling Framework 2.1.2
* ICU4J 3.4
* Jython Scripting Engine 2.1
* Oasis XML Schemas
* OSGi Materials
* XML Schemas
for IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms Version 188.8.131.52:
* XML4C 5.6
for IBM Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring Agent (component):
* Expat 1.95.6
* ICU4C 3.2
* ICU4J 3.2, 3.4.4
* Jsch 0.1.18
* OpenSSL 0.9.7c
* Info-ZIP 5.5.0
* AT&T cfront
Separately Licensed Code
The provisions of this paragraph do not apply to the extent they are held to be invalid or unenforceable under the law that governs this license. Each of the components listed below is considered "Separately Licensed Code". IBM Separately Licensed Code is licensed to You under the terms of the applicable third party license agreement(s) set forth in the NON_IBM_LICENSE file(s) that accompanies the Program. Notwithstanding any of the terms in the Agreement, or any other agreement You may have with IBM, the terms of such third party license agreement(s) governs Your use of all Separately Licensed Code unless otherwise noted below.
Future Program updates or fixpacks may contain additional Separately Licensed Code. Such additional Separately Licensed Code and related licenses are listed in another NON_IBM_LICENSE file that accompanies the Program update or fixpack. You acknowledge that You have read and agree to the license agreements contained in the NON_IBM_LICENSE file(s). If You do not agree to the terms of these third party license agreements, You may not use the Separately Licensed Code.
For Programs acquired under the International Program License Agreement ("IPLA") or International Program License Agreement for Non Warranted Program ("ILAN") and You are the original licensee of the Program, if You do not agree with the third party license agreements, You may return the Program in accordance with the terms of, and within the specified time frames stated in, the "Money-back Guarantee" section of the IPLA or ILAN IBM Agreement.
Note: Notwithstanding any of the terms in the third party license agreement, the Agreement, or any other agreement You may have with IBM:
(a) IBM provides this Separately Licensed Code to You WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND;
(b) IBM DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTY OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR INTERFERENCE AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SEPARATELY LICENSED CODE;
(c) IBM is not liable to You, and will not defend, indemnify, or hold You harmless for any claims arising from or related to the Separately Licensed Code; and
(d) IBM is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages including, but not limited to, lost data, lost savings, and lost profits, with respect to the Separately Licensed Code.
Notwithstanding these exclusions, in Germany and Austria, IBM's warranty and liability for the Separately Licensed Code is governed only by the respective terms applicable for Germany and Austria in IBM license agreements.
Note: IBM may provide limited support for some Separately Licensed Code. If such support is available, the details and any additional terms related to such support will be set forth in the License Information document.
The following are Separately Licensed Code:
for embedded WebSphere Application Server Version 6.1
* JACL v.1.3.2
* HP(R) JDK(tm) for J2SE(tm) HP-UX(R) 11i platform, adapted by IBM(R) for IBM(R) Software, Version 5.0
Specified Operating Environment
The Program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the Program, if available, such as a read-me file, or other information published by IBM, such as an announcement letter.
1) Redistribution Information
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Agreement, redistribution rights with or without support for the Program may be provided under a separate agreement for the binary code versions of the Program. Please contact an IBM Sales Representative or revisit the location from which you obtained the Program to obtain information for the appropriate royalty-free distribution license.
2) Usage Restrictions
The following restrictions apply to the Program:
The total amount of resources allocated to all DB2 instances on a given server cannot exceed:
a) 2 processor cores; and
b) 2GB of memory
where a server is defined as a dedicated physical server or a virtual server created by partitioning a physical server.
Any other use requires that you acquire a different edition of the Program under the terms of the International Program License Agreement.
2.2) Clustering Software
This Program may not be used in a clustered database environment. A clustered database environment in this case refers to DB2 Express-C being run on a group of servers connected together to create a single database image to facilitate a performance gain or to act in a high availability and disaster recovery scenario. All clustering environments, regardless of implementation, are restricted.
2.3) Optional Add-on Features
You are not authorized to use any of the following with the Program:
Database Partitioning Feature, Homogenous Replication Feature, High Availability Feature, Query Optimization Feature, Governor, Row Level Compression, Backup Compression, Label Based Access Control, Geodetic Extender, and Workload Management.
You are authorized to use the following with DB2 Express-C Version 9.5:
- IBM DB2 pureXML Feature for Express Edition
3) Fixed Term - 12 Months License and Subscription
3.1) Usage Terms
If You acquire the Program under a Fixed Term License the following terms apply: Use of the Program is governed under the International Program License Agreement. You may use the Program only for a limited period of time, called "Fixed Term". The Fixed Term will be specified in your PoE. At the end of the Fixed Term, Your authorization to use the Program terminates and You agree to discontinue use of the Program. IBM may agree to extend the Fixed Term for an additional payment. If You wish to continue to use the Program beyond the Fixed Term, contact IBM or your DB2 reseller prior to the expiration of the Fixed Term.
3.2) License Key Registration
After acquiring the Program under a Fixed Term License, You agree to register the appropriate license key using the included DB2 License Center component. The license key is included with Your PoE. At the end of the Fixed Term, You agree to deregister the license key from the DB2 License Center.
4) IBM Base License
The following terms of Part 1 of the International License Agreement for Non-Warranted Programs do not apply: Proof of Entitlement, Money-back Guarantee, Program Transfer, Charges.