IBM DB2 database software

Industry leading performance, scale and reliability on your choice of platform

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DB2 Database Software

DB2 database software offers industry leading performance, scale, and reliability on your choice of platform from Linux, UNIX and Windows to z/OS. Learn how customers are transforming their data center with DB2.

What we offer

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (US)

Industry-leading performance for multi-workloads on distributed systems, offering unparalleled efficiencies for staffing and storage.

DB2 for z/OS

The database software gold standard for reliability, availability, and scalability. Optimized for SOA, CRM and data warehousing.

DB2 Customer Showcase

DB2 BLU Acceleration

DB2 clients discuss the power of IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration and the value it brings to their businesses


DB2 Connect

Connect desktop and palm-top applications to your mainframe and minicomputer host databases


DB2 Spatial Extender for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Store, manage, and analyze spatial data in DB2

Spatial Support for DB2 for z/OS

Store and manage spatial data on the mainframe


Resources

Running at the speed of business  (PDF,1.1MB)

IBM DB2 offers multi-platform flexibility and optimized capabilities for a variety of workloads. This e-book highlights some common scenarios where DB2 helps businesses derive unprecedented value from expanding data stores—affordably and reliably.

Six reasons to upgrade your database  (PDF,847KB)

Is your data architecture up to the challenge of the big data era? Can it manage workload demands, handle hybrid cloud environments and keep up with performance requirements? Here are six reasons why changing your database can help you take advantage of data and analytics innovations.

Affordable, Scalable, Reliable OLTP in a Cloud and Big Data World: IBM DB2 pureScale  (PDF,296KB)

This white paper discusses the concept of shared data scale-out clusters, as well as how they deliver continuous availability and why they are important for delivering scalable transaction processing support.

Unlimited DB2 Licenses for SAP

Easy way to optimize to data management cost on SAP environment by 70% with unlimited DB2 licenses and free of cost data migration. Download our infograph to know more.

Are you seeing red? Top 6 reasons to move to DB2

High costs and poor performance. Inefficiencies and complexities. Here's research that supports your database move as a reassurance that it's not you -- it's them. It's ok to be angry. We'd be angry too.

Affordable, Scalable, Reliable OLTP in a Cloud and Big Data World: IBM DB2 pureScale

This white paper discusses the concept of shared data scale-out clusters, as well as how they deliver continuous availability and why they are important for delivering scalable transaction processing support.

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