Plan details and features

Db2 on Cloud is a fully-managed SQL database on the IBM Cloud™. For detailed Db2 on Cloud pricing, including information on the Lite version, see below. For additional information about IBM's broader pricing models and approaches visit the IBM Cloud pricing overview.

Lite

Operates on a shared multitenant system that is designed to let you develop and evaluate IBM Db2 on Cloud free of charge, without any time limitations.

 

Free

Features

  • Free 200 MB of data storage
  • Shared multitenant system
  • 5 simultaneous connections

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Flex Most popular

Includes one database per service instance with 4 GB RAM and 1 Core on a single-tenant virtual server. Provides 2 GB of storage for data and logs and the ability to dynamically scale both RAM and storage with flexible pricing.

Starting at

USD 189.00/mo.

Features

  • Scalable RAM, CPU and storage
  • Single-tenant virtual machines
  • 99.99 percent uptime SLA with high availability

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Precise Performance

Plans give you the optional performance and isolation of a bare metal system. The CPU and disk resources are fixed. The Precise Performance plan lets you choose between three different RAM, CPU and storage combinations.

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Starting at

USD 250.00/mo.

Features

  • 8 GB RAM
  • 2 vCPUs
  • 500 GB of storage

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Hybrid Flex

Buying with a Hybrid Flex (HDMP) subscription lets you use your monthly spend for either Db2 on Cloud or other Db2 family products, such as Db2 on premises, Db2 Warehouse and more. *Minimum spend of USD 250.00/month is required.

Starting at*

USD 189.00/mo.

Features

  • Scalable RAM, CPU and storage
  • Flexible pricing
  • Hybrid entitlement

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Pricing comparison table

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 the Announcement Letter 218-148 for more information.

For additional information about broader pricing models and approaches, visit the IBM Cloud pricing overview.

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Pricing plan (prices in USD/month) Instance type Base cost/instance High availability instance (add-on pricing) RAM Storage 1 million IO operations Disaster recovery node instance (add-on pricing) Get started
Lite Plan

Shared multi-tenant

USD 0

200 MB included

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Flex Plan

Single-tenant virtual server

USD 189.00

+ USD 189.00

4 GB included + USD 13.00/extra GB

2 GB included + USD 1.00/extra GB

+ USD 0.20

+ USD 189.00

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Precise Performance Plans                
      500 Plan

Single-tenant

USD 250.00

+ USD 250.00

8 GB included

500 GB included

+ USD 250.00

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      1400 Plan Dedicated bare metal server USD 4000.00 + USD 4,000.00 128 GB included 1.4 TB included

+ USD 4,000.00 Get started
      10000 Plan Dedicated bare metal server USD 18,000.00 + USD 18,000.00 1 TB included 11 TB included

+ USD 18,000.00 Get started
Hybrid Data Management Platform Flex Plan Single-tenant virtual server USD 189.00* + USD 189.00 4 GB included + USD 13.00/extra GB 2 GB included + USD 1.00/extra GB + USD 0.20 + USD 189.00 Get started

*Minimum spend of USD 250.00/month is required.

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