Pricing plans


Enables you to develop and evaluate IBM Db2® on Cloud free of charge, without time limitations. Shared multitenant system, 100 MB of data storage and 5 simultaneous connections.

Flex (recommended)

One database per service instance with 4 GB RAM and 1 Core on a dedicated virtual server. Provides 2 GB of storage for data and logs. Scale RAM and storage (high availability optional).

Precise Performance plans

These plans include one SQL database per service instance on a dedicated virtual server (or bare metal with Price Performance 1400 and Price Performance 10000).

Hybrid Flex

Leverage all available data, no matter the type, source or structure. Simply purchase IBM FlexPoints and allocate toward multiple resources with a single, subscription-based license.

Pricing details

Db2 on Cloud is an offering within the IBM Cloud. For detailed Db2 on Cloud pricing, including information on the Lite version, view the following table. For additional information about broader pricing models and approaches, visit the IBM Cloud pricing overview.

In addition, IBM offers true hybrid capabilities by providing access to select Db2 on Cloud and Db2 Warehouse on Cloud services at a reduced cost to clients already holding entitlements for Db2 Developer, Db2 Advanced Edition and Db2 Workgroup Edition. Please reference Announcement Letter 218-145 for more information.

Get started with the IBM Db2 on Cloud no-cost tier

Begin developing with IBM Db2 on Cloud now using the no-cost tier.