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What is a data warehouse?

A data warehouse is a tool to aggregate disparate sources of data in one central location to support business analytics and reporting. Not only do data warehouses give organizations the power to run robust analytics on large amounts of historical data, they also store petabytes worth of information.

IBM offers on-premises, on-cloud and integrated appliance data warehouse solutions, providing organizations with a high-performance and flexible data analytics foundation that delivers predictive insight for more data-driven decision-making. Powered and built on AI, all three platforms live within the IBM Db2® family of products, offering a common SQL engine to streamline queries and machine learning capabilities that enhance data management performance.


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Data warehouse products

IBM Integrated Analytics System

Accelerate analytic development and reduce deployment times with IBM Integrated Analytics System, a cloud-ready data platform that meets demands for cost-efficient, streamlined data storage.

IBM Db2 Warehouse on Cloud

Focus on data analytics, not administration, with a fully managed, elastic cloud data warehouse with built-in Oracle and Netezza compatibility. Now deployed on IBM Cloud and Amazon Web Services.

IBM Db2 Warehouse

Combine on-premises control with automated scaling and cross-platform compatibility on a software-defined, private cloud data warehouse for Docker-container-supported infrastructures.

IBM Performance Server for PostgreSQL

The next step in the evolution of the IBM Netezza appliance, IBM Performance Server is a cloud-native system of insight that is 100 percent compatible with existing Netezza and IBM PureData® System for Analytics appliances. Built on IBM Cloud Pak™ for Data, IBM Performance Server extends current Netezza speed by incorporating NVMe memory, faster processors and 64-bit technology.


“ We felt that IBM Db2 Warehouse on Cloud demonstrated high performance across a variety of data analyses, which gave us the confidence we needed to make a long-term investment in the technology. ”

— Soichiro Yoshio, Manager, Information Systems Department, Valor Holdings


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