Db2 Reviews

Learn more about IBM Db2 database management software. Includes Db2 pricing, customer reviews, ratings, key information, and FAQs.

Updated on December 11th, 2018

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IBM Db2, or simply Db2, is a relational database management system (RDBMS) for businesses. Db2 is a widely used RDBMS due to its advanced feature set and strong security.

Db2 Key Information Table:


Edgar F. Codd




Armonk, NY


Ginni Rometty

Number of Employees


Number of Customers


Phone Number

1 (914) 499-1900


1 New Orchard Road, Armonk, New York 10504-1722



Db2 Pricing:

Plan Name

Pricing Options

Advanced Flex (Scalable VPC, RAM & Storage)


Flexible pricing

$25.00 /GB

Uses dedicated virtual machines

$1.10 /GB

Standard Small

$1,000.00 /Instance

Standard Medium

$1,700.00 /Instance

Standard Large

$3,000.00 /Instance

Advanced Xlarge

$6,000.00 /Instance

Advanced XXlarge

$18,000.00 /Instance

Hybrid Data Management Platform

$918.00 /mo.

Db2 FAQs:

What is the price range for IBM Db2?

Db2 price plans range from $125.00 to $18.000.00 depending on the size of your business and your database needs. The IBM Hybrid Data Management Platform is available at $918.00 per month and comes with the full Db2 suite including the Db2 Cloud and Hosted versions.

What is IBM Db2?

IBM Db2 software is comprised of a suite of products including Database Management, Data Warehouse, Data lake, and Fast Data. The Db2 database is a robust system that provides on-premise and cloud deployment options for businesses to safely handle and store large amounts of data and complete transactions. The Db2 platform offers stellar data compression, modern data security, and the ability to scale as your business grows. Db2 runs on all operating systems.

Where can I find information about Db2 SQLcode?

In the IBM Knowledge Center on the main website, you can find a wide range of documentation about the Db2 database including how-to articles on executing SQL statements and interpreting code numbers.

What is Db2 substring?

According to IBM, a Db2 substring is an expression in coding language that specifies the string from which a result is derived. For more information, refer to the IBM Knowledge Center where you can also find tutorials on a Db2 truncate table and Db2 LUW or common server product.

What is Db2 Connect?

Db2 Connect is a separate IBM product that provides connectivity to mainframe and midrange databases from Linux, UNIX, and Windows.

Is there a Db2 course that I can take?

There are various Db2 training courses run by technology agencies and schools around the country. You can also find a variety of Db2 online training videos in the Knowledge Center.

Where can I get the IBM Db2 latest version?

You can explore the entire family of IBM database products by going to ibm.com/analytics/us/en/db2/. Under Database Management, click "Learn more" and select the product you would like to buy.

Db2 Reviews:




Luis Alexis R.


Easy database Implementation easy administration can be managed from any station the level of specialization is much lower than any other database, robust and recovery by indexes, interconnects with other databases such as SQL Server and allows data sharing in Immediately, its level of robustness and integrity is unique.

Lukasz P.


This product is very stable , it can be fully trusted. It's optimization is perfect - every request can be optimized smoothly and without user interactions. Cons: Price - it could be better - but you know that your money is well spent. Also support could be more active.

Richard E.


It is very easy to install, use, it can be used for small and large projects, there is a lot of documentation about DB2, and the support they offer is very good, as long as you have a good license. The bad thing that I see is that you have to acquire a business license to use your maximum potential.

Nazeer S.


DB2 is one of the most used DBs. It is based on Mainframe technology. It easily integrates with IBM BPM, IBM Datapower very well. Pricing is a little high.

Rajesh G.


IBM DB2 is an excellent database platform. We are able to use it as a database platform for large corporates. It is designed to store, analyze and retrieve the data efficiently, hence one of the commonly used database platforms.

Gerson S.


Super powerful and valuable for its automatic applications, security, data integrity oriented and the backup and recovery features. Reliable for any volume of data and transactions.

Alexander C.


It is a powerful database manager, has a capacity to manage very high data volumes, recommended to be applied in large companies and financial entities. It requires a high level of hardware so that it can operate optimally, maintenance is often expensive and the installation is tedious.

Dillon D.


The cost is very much affordable. It also offers compatibility with Windows, UNIX and Linux at the same time which means you don't have to face any major troubles while setting it up on any of your platforms.

Somadatta M.


It can be hosted from the cloud, a physical server or both at the same time and multiple jobs can be run at once using the task scheduler.

Vasu G.


IBM DB2 support for relational as well as non-relational structures makes it stand out. Error Handling feature is really impressive. DB2 provides API support for many languages. Regular DB2 fix packs cannot be applied. Number of concurrent user connections is not limited.