Why use an open source database?

Open source-based databases position businesses to capitalize more cost-effectively on the vast amounts of data being generated in today’s world. To support enterprise clients in their move to open source technologies for data management, IBM is working closely with its strategic partners to offer new solutions.

IBM’s open source database solutions help enterprises implement a hybrid data environment that includes both relational and non-relational components. By providing a single view of the data across the enterprise, these solutions offer a cost-effective way to integrate multiple, complex data sources for smarter, quicker, data-driven decisions and actionable insights.

Why IBM for open source database solutions

Enterprise-grade open source

IBM, with the acquisition of Red Hat, leads with the largest contributions to the open source community, driving enterprise-grade solutions with added security, increased availability and interoperability across hybrid cloud.

Multivendor software support

Benefit from a single point of contact whether using community editions, commercial products, individual packages or a complex software stack. A Forrester Research study confirms clients can save as much as 25% with IBM multivendor support.

Choice of data management strategy

IBM offers structured and unstructured data management options designed to fit every application need. Help your team fuel high-performance web and mobile apps that process millions of requests within seconds.

Open source database products

IBM Data Management Platform for MongoDB Enterprise Advanced

A robust, scalable highly available document database solution to support mission-critical deployments

IBM Cloud Pak for Data for PostgreSQL – Community Edition

A powerful, open source, SQL-based relational database system with Kubernetes-based containers, lifecycle management, and on-premises and cloud deployment options