DB2 Express-C Edition
Develop, deploy and distribute DB2 at no charge
IBM® DB2® Express-C is a no-charge community edition of DB2 database software, which provides the core features of more scalable DB2 editions. It is designed for ease of use and fast setup, and is ideal for academia, small businesses and multi-branch companies.
For more advanced features such as DB2 pureScale and BLU Acceleration, the solution can be upgraded without requiring modification to your applications.
For users who require technical support or additional functions, DB2 Workgroup Server Edition and DB2 Direct Standard Edition are more suitable options.
DB2 Express-C offers these features and benefits:
- Provides advanced security to protect your data.
- Uses Time Travel Query to provide bi-temporal data management.
- Delivers an integrated tools environment with IBM Data Studio for easier management and development.
- Contains the SQL compatibility feature to more easily run applications written for other databases on DB2.
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