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Build your apps with IBM Db2, the AI database

IBM® Db2® Community Edition helps developers to quickly build and deploy mission-critical applications, using the latest features of Db2 11.5. It includes natural language querying plus support for popular languages and frameworks used by AI application developers. Explore Db2 in the product tour

Note: Db2 Express-C has been replaced with the free Db2 Community Edition.

Db2 features for developers

AI and security capabilities for developers

Additional Db2 developer tools

IBM Data Management Console

Administer, monitor, manage and optimize the performance of IBM Db2 databases using a web-based console.

IBM Db2 Connect

Connect applications within an enterprise to the mainframe. Benefit from data integration and centralized management.

IBM Db2 Augmented Data Explorer

Access real-time query results from Db2 with this web-based platform. Available on premises and on cloud.

Languages for Db2 app development

Db2 for Python

Db2 for Node.js

Db2 for PHP

Db2 for Go

Db2 for Java

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Databases and SQL for Data Science

Learn relational database concepts, SQL query execution and how to access data with Python-based tools.

Data Science Foundations Specialist

Learn data science foundational skills; gain a working knowledge of open source data science tools.

Data Science Professional Certificate

Create Python apps, generate data visualizations, analyze data and build machine learning models.

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