Why IBM for database management?

IBM® database management platforms deliver industry-leading performance for highly available transactions and operational analytics while lowering administration and infrastructure costs. Experience the simplicity and agility of multiple deployment options.

Special offers

Switch to Db2

Move from Oracle® databases to IBM Db2 and spend up to 80% less in the first year alone.

IBM Integrated Analytics System is now available

Learn how to optimize performance for data science today.

Features

Always-on enterprise

Unmatched efficiency for business critical transactions and analytics.

Business continuity in distributed environments

The highest levels of database services on commodity hardware.

Operational analytics

Faster, actionable insights into transactional data.

Embedded systems and the Internet of Things

New business opportunities with always on Internet of everything.

In the spotlight

IBM Db2 Database

Optimized to deliver industry-leading performance while lowering costs, IBM Db2 offers extreme performance, flexibility, scalability and reliability for any size organization across Windows, Linux, and Unix operating systems.

Products

Db2 for z/OS

IBM Db2 for z/OS helps you to reduce cost and complexity in your IT infrastructure, simplify compliance, and leverage your core asset.

Db2 for iDb2 for i

What makes DB2 for i unique is its integration with the platform, the IBM i operating system and Power Systems. This unique integration means you do less managing of your database, and more building of applications for analytics, mobile, cloud, or day to day operational purposes.

Informix

IBM® Informix® is forging new frontiers with its unique ability to seamlessly integrate SQL, NoSQL/JSON, timeseries and spatial data. Embedding Informix at the gateway level enables you to perform database operations and analytics close to the data sources to make local decisions. 

Cloudant

A managed NoSQL database service that moves application data closer to all the places it needs to be — for uninterrupted data access, offline or on.

Resources

Economic impact of Db2 with BLU Acceleration

Learn about a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Db2 with BLU Acceleration on organizations to leverage in-memory database technology to win, serve, and retain customers.

Affordable, Scalable, and Reliable OLTP

Find out how Db2 pureScale delivers scale out benefits for continuous availability on cloud.

Db2 for z/OS in the age of cloud computing

Find out the value of cloud computing, and how IBM Db2 for z/OS can be utilized on the cloud to maximize efficiencies and minimize costs.

Customer success

Knorr-Bremse

Improve reporting performance from 3 minutes to 3 seconds.

SwissRe

Creating flexible applications for multiple workloads.

Handelsbanken

Accelerate insight into big data to mitigate risk and support regulatory compliance.