Future-proof your data management strategy

Today’s digital enterprise need fast and actionable insights. This is increasingly a tall order as data resides in higher volumes, in greater variety, and in more locations throughout the enterprise and as an increasing number of business users demand that data. This, coupled with the complexity of multiple cloud environments, makes management and integration extremely challenging. To succeed, enterprises should adopt a hybrid data approach to all things data and analytics.

IBM Db2 Hybrid Data Management offers you the choice to select any type of database or data warehouse, best-of-breed and open source software, and leverage your existing investments. Our solution collects, manages and provides business insights to data across on-premises, in private and public cloud, or integrated across structured and unstructured data types. With the Hybrid Data Management Platform, you have the flexibility to deploy when and where you want, and scale when you want, as your data architecture evolves.


Digital transformation journey with IBM Db2 Hybrid Data Management

Embedded machine learning and data science

Drive more value from your data. Run analytics where the data lives using tools already preferred by professionals.

Freedom of migration and scalability

Transfer workload or entitlement to any Db2 family offering on premises. Deploy and scale data when and where you want.


Common SQL engine for built-in data virtualization

Common SQL engine with built-in data virtualization

Enable highly scalable, data management with portable analytics, powered by a common SQL engine.

Support for on-premises and cloud

Choose the deployment model that best suits your business, enabling a controlled journey to the cloud.


Explore IBM Db2 Hybrid Data Management

Database management

IBM Db2 operational database provides the right data foundation with on-premises and cloud deployment options, industry leading data compression, robust performance for mixed workloads, modern data security, and the ability to scale and adjust without redesign.

Data warehouse

IBM data warehouse portfolio includes a Common SQL Engine to support a wide range of data structures and types while delivering fast and superior performance with the flexibility of on-premises, cloud and integrated appliance deployments.

Data lake

IBM Data Lake solutions enable agile, data driven decisions by tapping into vast amounts of unstructured data that historically could not be analyzed. In partnership with Hortonworks, IBM combines lower-cost open source technology with enterprise-grade real-time analytics.

Fast data

IBM Fast Data solution combines lightning fast data ingestion, concurrent analysis of real-time and historical data, with machine learning in an open environment that supports event-driven application development at scale.

In the Spotlight

Hybrid Data Management Guide

Discover how hybrid data management allows businesses to leverage data of all types and sources, seamlessly integrate on-premises and cloud deployments, enable machine learning, empower increased self-service and more.

IBM Db2 Hybrid Data Management

IBM Db2 Hybrid Data Management is designed to collect and ingest all relevant data with no limit on volume, variety or velocity, and this data is viewed as a unified and accessible asset.


IBM Db2 includes solutions for Operational Database, Data Warehouse, Data Lake and Fast Data.

Db2 Database

On-premises database optimized to deliver industry-leading performance while lowering costs. IBM Db2 Database is supported across Linux, Unix, and Windows operating systems.

Db2 on Cloud

Fully-managed SQL cloud database that offers the advanced features of an on-premises database without the cost, complexity and risk of managing your own infrastructure.

Db2 Warehouse

Client-managed, private cloud data warehouse for Docker container supported infrastructures (formerly IBM dashDB Local).

Db2 Warehouse on Cloud

Fully managed cloud data warehouse that enables you to get faster insights from your data by leveraging in-database analytics and massively parallel processing. 

IBM Integrated Analytics System

High performance, cloud-ready data platform that accelerates development and deployment times for your data scientists, and drives the insights needed to maintain your competitiveness.

Db2 Big SQL

First and only SQL on Hadoop solution that offers low latency support for ad-hoc or complex queries, high performance, security, compatibility and federation capabilities.

Db2 Event Store

In-memory database designed for massive structured data volumes and real-time analytics built on Apache SPARK and Apache Parquet Data Format. Optimized for event-driven data processing and analysis.


Ideal enterprise class database optimized for OLTP and IoT, and forging new frontiers with its unique ability to seamlessly integrate SQL, NoSQL/JSON, time series and spatial data.



IBM and Hortonworks partnership | IBM and Hortonworks have partnered to offer an enterprise-grade Hadoop distribution with data integration and advanced querying tools.


ArcGIS Server extends core Db2 support for spatial-data types, providing a performant, scalable, secure spatial data server for Smarter Planet solutions ranging from business analytics to service management.


IBM and Lightbend joint solutions provide a complete toolchain for Java and Scala developers to easily build and deploy AI and cognitive applications in both on-premises and cloud environments.


Why fast data management is essential for your business future

Discover new business opportunities and insights with fast data management. Learn how Forrester and IBM discuss the business and technology drivers at the core of this next wave of event-driven business applications.

IBM Db2 Big SQL: master class series

Learn more about IBM Db2 Big SQL and discover the specific problems this technology is built to solve.

Connect your world with IBM Cloud Private and IBM Db2

IBM Db2 offers a multi-workload database management solution built on performance, flexibility and security, now on IBM Cloud Private.  Discover new, innovative capabilities and advanced features to meet demanding data processing requirements on-premises and on the cloud.

Customer success stories

Groupe France Mutuelle

Learn how IBM Db2 helps clients simplify their IT infrastructure, accelerate critical business reporting, gain faster access to data while reducing investment and operating costs.

AMC Networks

Learn how a cable TV networks company captures new viewers, predicts ratings and adds value for advertisers in a multi-channel world, using IBM Integrated Analytics System.

Big Fish Games

Learn how a gaming company increased customer engagement and loyalty, and attracted new users, using IBM Big Data solutions.

By migrating our core insurance administration system to IBM Db2, we have cut licensing and database administration costs by 80 percent.

—Jean-Yves Pignier, CIO, Groupe France Mutuelle

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