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. 

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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. ​


Modernize your data warehouse

Reduce your time to value with a high-performance, in-memory data warehouse designed for complex analytics and extreme concurrency, while optimizing your operational costs with a scalable cloud service, designed to grow with the pace of your business.

Analyze dynamic cloud data sets

Aggregate and keep the volumes of mobile, web and IoT data that originate in the cloud in a data warehouse that also lives in the cloud. Speed up analytics with built-in machine learning capabilities, support spatial analytics and integrate with data science tools like IBM Watson® Studio.

Focus on data delivery, not administration

Day-to-day operations for Db2 Warehouse on Cloud, including database monitoring, uptime checks, and backups, are fully automated, so you can focus on delivering the highest quality data for your business, instead of database administration.

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Migration assistance

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

Proofs of concept

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