What is IBM Db2 Warehouse on Cloud?

IBM Db2® Warehouse on Cloud is a fully managed, elastic cloud data warehouse that delivers independent scaling of storage and compute. It delivers a highly optimized columnar data store, actionable compression and in-memory processing to supercharge your analytics and machine learning workloads. 

What’s new for IBM Db2 Warehouse on Cloud:​


Blazing-fast engine​

Columnar-organized, in-memory data warehouse designed for complex analytics and extreme concurrency.

Scalable and elastic cloud service​

Independently scale and manage compute and storage.

Expertly managed and highly secure

Fully automated cloud service, supported by a world-class IBM DevOps team.

Highly resilient and reliable​

Protect your data with built-in self-service snapshot backups and geo-replicated disaster recovery backups.

Compatible with on-premises data warehouses​

Nearly 100 percent compatible with IBM Netezza® and Oracle workloads.

Built-in machine learning and geospatial capabilities​

Train and run machine learning models directly in the Db2 Warehouse engine, using SQL, Python or R. ​

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Elastic scaling

Optimize costs for your cloud data warehouse, while meeting the performance requirements for your business.

Quickly spin up data marts around the world

Offload your big data projects to a database optimized for the job and localize your data close to the organizations and teams that need it.

Adopt a multicloud strategy for your data warehouse​

Take advantage of elasticity, flexibility and agility with a fully managed cloud warehousing solution — available on the IBM Cloud and AWS.

Focus on data delivery, not administration

Reduce maintenance costs and lost time from administration. Focus on delivering high-quality analytics, while Db2 Warehouse on Cloud manages the back-end technology.

Analyze dynamic cloud data sets

Aggregate and keep the volumes of data that originate in the cloud — like mobile, web and IoT — in a cloud data warehouse.

Modernize your data warehouse

Bring higher levels of performance to your data warehouse and simplify technology processes with data virtualization, scalability and workload portability.

Migration assistance

IBM can help with migration assistance, licensing exchanges and special pricing.

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Proofs of concept

Did you know that IBM offers proofs of concept for Db2 Warehouse on Cloud?