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Install the Community Edition
Install the IBM® Db2® on-premises database at no cost with no time limits or expiration. This full-featured version includes compression, encryption, IBM BLU Acceleration® and IBM pureScale®, as well as the AI-infused capabilities from the latest release of the product.
Installation instructions for each of the operating systems on which the Db2 database can be deployed
Tools to exploit Db2 functionality
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No migration required
The upgrade process for Db2 is designed to be seamless. No additional effort is required to scale the trial implementation to the license editions. And no migration of workloads to the upgraded environment is required. Simply apply a license key against the existing implementation to access additional capacity.