What is IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows?

IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows; is a no-boundaries database software portfolio for transactional and analytical workloads that spans ground and cloud. It provides continuous availability of data, massive scalability, breakthrough in-memory performance and deployment flexibility empowering faster innovation and competitive advantage with next-generation applications.

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Actionable insights

Capture the time value of data with the enhanced in-memory performance.

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Continuous availability

Make access to business data always available and increase customer satisfaction.

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Massive scalability

Adapt and grow your business without worries about the underlying technology.

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Outthink the possible

Innovate and optimize on-premises and on the cloud to gain a competitive edge.

IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows features

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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.

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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..

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pureScale

Access your data through multiple hosts for continuous availability. It is designed for business processes that require high availability for online transaction processing (OLTP) to meet stringent market needs.

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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 leverage existing skills for quick and easy migrations from Oracle Database.

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Browse all IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows editions and related offerings

DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition

A comprehensive multi-workload database for transactional, data warehousing, and analytics capabilities - ideal for the enterprise.

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DB2 Enterprise Server Edition

A scalable, high-performance database to handle the demanding workloads of large and mid-sized organizations.

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DB2 Advanced Workgroup Server Edition

A comprehensive multi-workload database for transactional, data warehousing, and analytics capabilities - ideal for mid-sized business environments.

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DB2 Workgroup Server Edition

A scalable, high-performance database to manage transactional workload for small to mid-sized organizations.

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DB2 Direct Advanced Edition

Provides the same features as DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition.

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DB2 Direct Standard Edition

Provides the same features as DB2 Workgroup Server Edition.

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DB2 Developer Edition

Allows developers to evaluate, demonstrate, develop and test database and warehousing applications in a non-production environment.

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DB2 Express-C Edition

A no-charge community edition of DB2, which provides the core features of the more scalable DB2 editions.

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DB2 Express Edition

An entry-level, budget-friendly database system, designed for small and medium sized businesses.

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Client success stories

 

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 ensures rapid order fulfillment and quicker insights into business performance.

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ATB Financial

ATB Financial

ATB Financial reaches new heights of success with banking services that beat the competition.

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IBM DB2 resources

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

 

IBM DB2 with BLU acceleration

Explore this multi-workload database designed for the big data era.

 

The Total Economic Impact Of IBM DB2 With BLU Acceleration

Learn how IBM DB2 with IBM® BLU Acceleration® enables cost savings and business benefits.

 

IBM Data Server Manager

Reduce complexity with simplified monitoring and administration

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