Frequently asked questions

FAQ

Getting started with this product

Is there a no-cost download available for IBM Db2 Event Store, so I can try out the offering before I purchase it?

Yes. You can install IBM DB2® Event Store Developer Edition on Mac, Windows or Linux environments at no charge; then, you can ingest and query up to 100,000 inserts per second using a single node. The Enterprise Edition enables you to ingest and query 1 million inserts per second per node.

Is there a tech talk to help me get started?

Yes. One of the Db2 senior technical staff members or master Inventors can show you an online walk-through of Db2 Event Store to help you get up and running fast, so you can begin capturing and analyzing data faster than ever. Click "Listen to the tech talk" below to join the conversation, available on demand at no charge.

Is there a product demo with code for Db2 Event Store that includes using Jupyter notebooks?

Yes. Click "View the demo" below to view one of the Db2 Event Store product demos or select “Resource library” from the “Resources” menu in the navigation bar at the top of this page to view more.

What are the system requirements for Db2 Event Store Developer Edition?

For Db2 Event Store 1.1.3, see the system requirements for the Developer Edition in the documentation accessible through the "Knowledge center" link at the bottom of this page. If you have a different version, you can select the version you need information on at that page.

Are there instructions on how to install Db2 Event Store Developer Edition?

Yes. For Db2 Event Store 1.1.3, see the installation instructions for the Developer Edition in the documentation accessible through the "Knowledge center" link at the bottom of the page. If you have a different version, you can select the version you need information on at that page.

Why should I deploy Db2 Event Store on IBM Cloud Pak™ for Data?

IBM Cloud Pak for Data, a fully-integrated data and AI platform built on the Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform, helps simplify and automate how an organization turns data into insights by providing a unified, all-in-one design that lets users collect, organize and analyze data while infusing operational AI throughout their businesses.The capabilities of Db2 Event Store built into IBM Cloud Pak for Data provide the ability to combine machine learning with real-time enabled databases and streaming frameworks for ingesting, analyzing and acting on fast data so that users can realize the value of AI in real time.

Is there any documentation on deploying Db2 Event Store on IBM Cloud Pak for Data?

Yes, for detailed guidance on planning and preparing your environment for your database as well installation instructions, visit the product hub for IBM Cloud Pak for Data.

Support

Is there any documentation for troubleshooting?

Yes. The IBM Knowledge Center contains a page dedicated to troubleshooting issues with Db2 Event Store applications. For Db2 Event Store 1.1.3, see the documentation accessible through the "Knowledge center" link at the bottom of this page. If you have a different version, you can select the version you need information on at that page.

Other common questions

Do you have an industry use case demo around Db2 Event Store?

Yes. Although there are many industry and IoT use cases for Db2 Event Store, the retail demo provides a good example. It shows how Db2 Event Store derives customer insights from clickstream data. 

Is Db2 Event Store integrated with IBM Watson Studio (formerly IBM Data Science Experience)?

Db2 Event Store includes IBM Watson® Studio, which enables you to run Jupyter notebooks. Click "View the demo video" below, then select the “Db2 Event Store and Jupyter Notebook Integration” demo to learn how to use Jupyter notebooks with Db2 Event Store.