IBM Db2® Database is a relational database that delivers advanced data management and analytics capabilities for your transactional and warehousing workloads. This operational database is designed to deliver high performance, actionable insights, data availability and reliability, and it is supported across Linux, Unix and Windows operating systems. The Db2 database software includes advanced features such as in-memory technology (IBM BLU Acceleration®), advanced management and development tools, storage optimization, workload management, actionable compression and continuous data availability (IBM pureScale®). With version 11.5, Db2 includes added AI functionality so that businesses can embrace forward-looking data science and AI technologies to retain competitive differentiation.
IBM Db2® Connect connects the different applications in your enterprise to your mainframe. It provides application enablement and a communication infrastructure that lets you connect web, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux and mobile applications to IBM z/OS®, AS/400, iSeries and System i™ data. The software offers data integration, a secure application environment and centralized management for data servers and clients. It is available in six editions to meet different application, development and scalability needs. In each case, license charges are not affected by number of users, Db2 Connect server size, or size of IBM System z® or i database servers.