The database that will always keep up

IBM Db2 believes in unlocking the potential of your data, not throttling it. We hold our databases to a higher standard, making it easy to deploy your data wherever it’s needed, fluidly adapting to your changing needs and integrating with multiple platforms, languages and workloads.

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Exceptional availability

Highly available data access and easy installation and setup make Db2 an exceptional value.

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Massive scalability

Support massive volumes of data to petabyte levels, while dramatically accelerating complex queries for optimal business efficiency.

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Deployment flexibility

Multiple deployment options (hybrid, on-premises, cloud) offer flexibility to support a range of workloads. Plus, a host of advanced tools ease management and deliver consistent performance.

IBM Db2 features

IBM Db2 offers extreme performance, flexibility, scalability and reliability for any size organization.

DB2 BLU Acceleration

IBM BLU Acceleration

This cutting-edge, in-memory technology from IBM provides breakthrough performance by delivering actionable insights. It is certified by SAP and delivers greater performance with fewer resources for your SAP investments. It is seamlessly integrated in DB2.

DB2 storage optimization

Storage optimization

Transparently compress data to decrease disk space and storage infrastructure requirements. Compression can also improve performance, reduce elapsed time and significantly reduce processing power consumption.

DB2 pruscale

pureScale

Helps change the economics of continuous data availability. It is designed for business processes that require high availability for online transaction processing (OLTP) to meet stringent market needs.

DB2 SQL compatibility

SQL compatibility

Greatly reduce the cost and risk of moving legacy applications built for the Oracle® Database to DB2. Take advantage of many features such integrated security and encryption, autonomics, deep compression, IBM® pureXML® and much more. It allows you to use existing skills for quick and easy migration from Oracle Database.

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Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

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Industry-leading performance for multi-workloads on distributed systems for on-premises and on cloud, offering unparalleled benefits for your organization.

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Product versions

 Db2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition

 Db2 Enterprise Server Edition

 Db2 Advanced Workgroup Server Edition

 Db2 Workgroup Server Edition

 Db2 Direct Advanced Edition

 Db2 Direct Standard

 Db2 Developer Community Edition

 Db2 Express-C Edition

Db2 for z/OS

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This solution is the database software gold standard for reliability, availability and scalability. It is optimized for SOA, CRM and data warehousing.

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Db2 on Cloud

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IBM Db2 on Cloud is a fully managed OLTP database configured and optimized for the cloud.

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Db2 Connect

Db2 Hosted

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IBM Db2 Hosted is an on-demand cloud service that delivers a multi-workload SQL database with world-famous performance and high availability.

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Db2 for i

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Formerly known as DB2 for i5/OS, this advanced, 64-bit relational database management system leverages the high performance, virtualization and energy efficiency features of IBM® Power Systems™.

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Client success stories

 

Sicoob client story

Sicoob

Sicoob unleashes new growth and operational efficiency with an infrastructure transformation

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China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. client story

China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd.

China Minsheng Banking leaps ahead of the competition with truly non-stop services

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YAZAKI Europe Limited  client story

YAZAKI Europe Limited

YAZAKI Europe Limited ensures rapid order fulfillment and quicker insights into business performance

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IBM Db2 resources

Access analyst reports, data sheets, white papers and more.

 

IBM Db2 pureScale

Discusses shared data scale-out clusters, as well as how they deliver continuous availability and why they are important for delivering scalable transaction processing support.

 

Six reasons to upgrade your database

Discover how companies are managing growth, gaining insights and cutting costs in the era of big data.

 

Db2 Developer Community Edition

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