Overview

Do you rely on SAP solutions to run your core business processes? Imagine if those processes were supported by a world-class database.

IBM® Db2® for SAP solutions offers tight integration, accelerated performance and reliability—all on a wide choice of platforms.

Db2 and SAP Solutions

IBM and SAP collaborate to ensure ongoing optimization and interoperability between Db2 and SAP solutions. By deploying an IBM system or Db2 SAP platform and software solution, you gain access to a vast range of powerful yet flexible features, functions and options that not only provide superior performance, but reduce your overall total cost of ownership and help to significantly increase IT efficiency.

IBM DB2 11.1 delivers unparalleled speed, simplicity and quality of service to your SAP Business Suite and SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse solutions. Built to lower operational costs, simplify development and improve reliability, this release is designed to help you save time and money and enable outstanding performance.

Why IBM?

IBM's Db2 for SAP delivers a low risk, mature, optimized and evolutionary platform for SAP Business Suite and SAP Business Warehouse workloads, consequently releasing typically constrained forward IT investments for Digital and IT Innovation strategies.

IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration is helping us uncover fresh insight into our business faster than ever before.

—Vyacheslav Klushyn, Senior Manager of Business Intelligence, Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Successful case studies

Daiichi Sankyo: Administering a healthy dose of analytics to accelerate reporting

By administering a strong dose of cutting-edge analytics technology and infrastructure optimization, Daiichi Sankyo Europe dramatically accelerated reporting across its business.

Arvato Systems:  Helping clients succeed with cutting-edge, cost-effective database services

Arvato Systems uses IBM Db2 with BLU Acceleration® to provide clients with a rock-solid database platform that delivers strong performance for critical SAP workloads, as well as taxing analytics jobs.

Blanc und Fischer: saving of up to 40 percent licensing costs and getting business insights 20 times faster

Blanc and Fischer consolidated its mission-critical SAP ERP and SAP Business Warehouse applications onto IBM® Power® Systems with IBM AIX® and IBM DB2® with BLU Acceleration.

Educational resources


Six Reasons to choose IBM Db2 for SAP applications.


451 Research Paper

Db2 is a proven database for handling the most demanding transactional workloads.


Gartner Report:

Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics

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