DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Accelerate insight. Improve resiliency. Maintain flexibility.

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Features that ease development and administration

IBM® DB2® for Linux, UNIX and Windows introduces new features to help your organization leverage analytics for better decision making, improve performance, ease database administration, streamline development, and lower data management costs.


Automate tasks such as memory allocation, storage management and business policy maintenance, enabling IT staff to focus on new and strategic projects.

BLU Acceleration

Simplify analytics and reporting with breakthrough speed. Take advantage of dynamic in-memory technology and other innovations for faster insights from more data to make better decisions.

Data Warehouse Analytics

Provide high performing predictive and pattern analysis without moving your data into proprietary data mining platforms.

High Availability

Help ensure your database remains operational both during planned or unplanned outages. Reduced down-time enables you to meet strict Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with no loss of data during infrastructure failures.

NoSQL Support

Afford you the freedom to choose the most appropriate data model for each data management challenge.

Performance Optimization

Save money and lower risks by helping you to do more with your system. Help ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met or exceeded and increase DBA productivity.


Offer clustering technology that deliver high availability and exceptional scalability transparent to applications for business continuity.


Store, process and manage XML data in its native hierarchical format. Minimize administrative overhead, simplify database design, and reduce the complexity of your XML applications.


Include a comprehensive suite of security features that effectively and decisively minimize threats: authentication, authorization, trusted context, auditing, encryption, and fine-grain controls.

SQL compatibility

Minimize the cost and risk of moving legacy applications built for the Oracle® Database to DB2. Best of all, your staff can leverage existing skills and hit the ground running.

Storage Optimization

Reduce storage costs and increase performance with industry leading technologies that compress tables, indexes, archive logs, temporary space, LOBs, XML, and back-up data

Time Travel Query

Travel to the past and the future, and query your data as it appears at different points in time without having to build, maintain, and administer a complex temporal infrastructure.