Future-proof your data management strategy

In today’s digital enterprise, fast and actionable insights are the goal. 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 Hybrid Data Management offers a complete suite of capabilities to collect, manage and provide access to data at scale. It translates queries across vendors, languages and structures so enterprise architects can build the right foundation for their data and gain actionable insights around customer behavior and market opportunities to grow market share, reduce costs, and deliver superior customer service.


Digital transformation journey with IBM Db2 Hybrid Data Management

Embedded machine learning and data science

Infuse with machine learning and data science

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

Transactional and analytic processing —all in one place

Freedom of migration and scalability

Transfer workload or entitlements to any Db2 family offering on premises. Scale when you want, and use what is valuable to your business.

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 or cloud, NoSQL or SQL

Support for on-premises and cloud, NoSQL and SQL

Choose the form factor that best suits your business, enabling a controlled journey to the cloud.


Explore IBM Hybrid Data Management

Database management

IBM Db2 operational database provides the right data foundation for companies that want flexible deployment options ranging from on-premises to cloud, high storage efficiencies with industry leading data compression technology, robust performance in the face of mixed workloads, modern data security, and the ability to scale and adjust without redesign. 

Data warehouse

IBM offers a comprehensive portfolio of data warehouse offerings that include a Common SQL Engine to support the widest range of data structures and types while delivering fast and superior performance with the flexibility of deployment with options for on-premises with software containers, on an appliance and/or on the cloud.

Data lake

IBM Data Lake solutions enable smarter, more agile, data driven decisions by tapping into vast amounts of complex data that historically could not be analyzed. In partnership with Hortonworks, IBM Data Lake delivers a nimble approach to data infrastructure, combining lower-cost, enterprise-grade, open source technology with real-time analytics.

Fast data

IBM Fast Data solution combines lightning fast data ingestion, real-time analytics, and machine learning in an integrated and open environment that supports event-driven application development. Fast Data goes beyond stream analytics by enabling concurrent analysis of real-time and historical data at massive scale for deeper insights and better responses.

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.

Trials and downloads

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. Try our Db2 products today and experience the world-class functionality of our offerings.


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.


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