IBM works closely with SAP to optimize solution interoperability. By deploying IBM systems or Db2 databases for your SAP solutions, you gain access to a vast range of powerful and yet flexible capabilities that provide superior performance, increased IT efficiency while keeping budgets under control. Our on-going collaboration enables you to experience seamless integration, performance optimization and better overall value for your investment.

IBM Db2 for SAP solutions deliver a proven and evolutionary platform for SAP Business Suite and SAP Business Warehouse workloads. Whether you have an existing environment or are building a new one, IBM Db2 software helps you to:

  • Reduce total cost of ownership
  • Accelerate business insights
  • Ensure business continuity
  • Enable cloud & hybrid strategies
  • Leverage a strong ecosystem
  • Protect ongoing investment

IBM supports Db2 for SAP solutions on multiple platforms. You can access platform specific information below for your preferred environments.


IBM Db2 with BLU Acceleration is available on Linux, UNIX and Windows. This offering provides tight integration, accelerated performance and continuous availability for SAP solutions at an attractive price and constant innovation.

Db2 for z/OS

Db2 for z/OS is based on an optimized hardware/software stack on IBM Z. It scales with workloads, offers operational resilience, and enables continuous availability for SAP business applications while securing data using pervasive encryption.

Db2 for i

Db2 for i, the integrated database of IBM i, provides a complete and easy to use database platform, making it simple to manage an SAP infrastructure with just a small IT team which helps companies to focus on their business.