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Db2

Overview

What is Db2?

DB2 is a family of relational database software solutions offered by IBM. It includes standard Db2 and Db2 Warehouse editions, either deployable on-cloud, or on-premise.

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Ease of Use: Users consistently praise the database for its intuitive interface and straightforward administration processes, such as …
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Db2 Review

8 out of 10
April 29, 2024
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Db2 is the database of choice for all our mainframe applications in our organization. Many mission critical applications are using Db2 …
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Db2 Review

9 out of 10
February 13, 2024
Incentivized
Db2 has been a critical component of our organization's data management strategy, delivering several advantages to satisfy our business …
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Pricing

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Db2 on Cloud Lite

$0

Cloud

Db2 on Cloud Standard

$99

Cloud
per month

Db2 Warehouse on Cloud Flex One

$898

Cloud
per month

Entry-level set up fee?

  • Setup fee optional
For the latest information on pricing, visithttps://www.ibm.com/products/db2/pricin…

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Product Details

What is Db2?

IBM Db2 empowers developers, DBAs, and enterprise architects to run low-latency transactions and real-time analytics equipped for the most demanding workloads.

From microservices to AI workloads, Db2 is a hybrid database providing availability, built-in refined security, scalability, and intelligent automation for systems.


Availability

Mission critical environments require continuous availability and tolerance for failure. Db2 availability enables users to run workloads without interruption.

Built-in security

Db2 protects data with in-motion and at-rest encryption, auditing, data masking, row and column access controls, and role-based access.

Scalability

Db2 grows with users, scaling up and out as workloads evolve and performance needs change.

Automation

Built-in container operators automate time-consuming database tasks, while keeping the business running. Users can build apps while using Db2's advanced workload management automation and ML-optimized query engine.


Db2 can be run in the cloud, on-premises, or in hybrid environments.
Free Trials available here: https://ibm.biz/BdSWMA

Db2 Integrations

Db2 Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, UNIX
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

DB2 is a family of relational database software solutions offered by IBM. It includes standard Db2 and Db2 Warehouse editions, either deployable on-cloud, or on-premise.

Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server, and Google Cloud SQL are common alternatives for Db2.

Reviewers rate Usability highest, with a score of 9.5.

The most common users of Db2 are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Reviews and Ratings

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Community Insights

TrustRadius Insights are summaries of user sentiment data from TrustRadius reviews and, when necessary, 3rd-party data sources. Have feedback on this content? Let us know!

Ease of Use: Users consistently praise the database for its intuitive interface and straightforward administration processes, such as backup, restoration, and monitoring capabilities, enhancing operational efficiency. The simplicity of tasks like data management allows teams to focus on core business activities.

Security Features: Many reviewers have highlighted the database's robust security measures, including encryption, access controls, and auditing functionalities that ensure secure data handling and prevent unauthorized access. This level of security instills confidence in users regarding data protection.

Performance and Scalability: Users value the database's efficient handling of large data volumes, effective query optimization capabilities, and seamless integration with external services like ERPs, contributing to enhanced performance and scalability. These features enable businesses to adapt to changing needs while maintaining optimal performance levels.

Documentation Needs Improvement: Users have mentioned that finding information in the documentation has been challenging, impacting their overall user experience and productivity. They feel that clearer and more comprehensive documentation would greatly enhance their ability to effectively use the software. Slow Search Speed: Some users have found the search speed to be slow, hindering efficient data retrieval and analysis processes. This slowness is seen as a significant drawback affecting workflow efficiency. Complex Setup Process: Reviewers have expressed difficulties in setting up or configuring the software, even with documentation provided, leading to frustration and delays in deployment. The complexity of the setup process has been highlighted as a barrier for users looking to quickly implement the software.

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