CA recently rolled out a free distributed-database management product that could help administrators manage multiple heterogeneous databases across networks.

Unicenter Database Command Center (DCC) is a Web-based database management console that customers can download to any workstation or laptop with access to a browser. The software does not require any client software be installed on databases. CA says DCC gives database administrators a common look and feel when they’re working across various systems. While each database vendor provides management tools for its own offerings,

The offering also allows users to conduct administration tasks on DB2 UDB for z/OS, DB2 UDB for Linux Unix, Oracle and Windows databases, the company said.

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