Frequently asked questions

Get answers to the most commonly asked questions about this product.

Yes. MPP Small and MPP Large plans support node HA. If one node suffers an outage, work will fail over to the remaining nodes in the cluster. The cluster needs downtime in order to restart the fallen node.

Yes. IBM Lift will quickly, securely and reliability migrate your on premises data warehouse from your data center to the IBM cloud.

Included in the offering are algorithms for linear regression, decision tree clustering, k-means clustering and ESRI-compatible geospatial extensions.

Can my existing IBM Db2 entitlements be used to access selected Db2 on Cloud and Db2 Warehouse on Cloud services?

Yes. For more information, reference Announcement Letter 218-145 for more information.

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Yes. IBM Db2 Warehouse on Cloud integrates with Cloudant to synchronize JSON data within Cloudant to structured data within the data warehouse allowing traditional BI and analytics. In-database predictive algorithms also allow clients using Cloudant to analyze their JSON document stores.

Yes. Db2 Warehouse on Cloud’s SMP Medium, SMP Large, and MPP Small plans are HIPAA-ready.

Yes. You must indicate on the provisioning form whether or not you require Oracle compatibility.

Yes, most of your PureData System for Analytics workload will migrate seamlessly to Db2 Warehouse on Cloud. For the select few edge cases, we offer free tooling to help you make a smooth transition.

Db2 Warehouse on Cloud works well with many data visualization and ETL tools including Tableau, Looker, Cognos, Watson Analytics, Data Science Experience, Informatica, DataStage, and Aginity Workbench. In addition, Db2 Warehouse on Cloud provides free JDBC and ODBC drivers for download.

Db2 Warehouse on Cloud complies with several security standards, including ISO 27001 and SOC 2. See our compliance document for more details.

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