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IBM Db2 Database Primary Use Case

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Mainframe Technical Manager/Service Integration Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

It's not the Db2 LUW, which is Linux, Unix, Windows. It's the mainframe. It's the active-active, high availability environment that we need for the aggressive SLAs that we've got here in Saudi Arabia.

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SM
Senior Systems Architect/Analyst/Developer at a logistics company with 1,001-5,000 employees

We primarily use the solution as the main data store warehouse for the corporation.

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MA
Senior System Analyst at Thakral

The primary uses for this product have to do with the card management system for banks. We are working mostly in the financial sector and banking sector, so there are some card management systems there that we often work with. There are some databases for which we see value in using Db2, so we are working with this solution.  

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IT Architect at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees

The primary use for our Db2 database is for OLAP (Online Analytical Processing). Our department is using it for data warehousing and data analysis.  

We are deploying some of our enterprise systems to Azure. We would like to migrate data there and most of the systems will be running on the infrastructure as a service, so we will have lots of servers. Migrating data from Db2 becomes an important matter.  

Our target currently is to create the infrastructure which would include the servers, the backup solutions, the databases, application servers and whatever else we need.  

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Product Development Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

I am an ex IBM employee, and I used to be the brand ambassador for Db2 in Africa. So, I do understand how it works because I've used it with customers. Currently, I am mostly supporting some of the Db2 customers in Kenya.

I am now using version 11.1, but I used version 10.5 for the longest time. 

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YS
Global Infrastructure service manager at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees

We are using it for our SAP system.

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Service Director at scsi co.,ltd

I handle implementation. I install the Db2 Database before I send it to the developer or the application team. Also, sometimes, I have to migrate the database from one platform to another.

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AV
System Administrator at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

We are not using this with other users, it is dedicated to our backup solution.

We only have one instance, one user, one service, and we don't have any other users or clients that we connect to.

A database system is a tool used for reporting and to monitor if it is running or if there are any issues. We can set alarms and warnings. It is a backup system that manages the backup.

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PK
Solutions Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

Db2 is our primary database for applications in our two data centers. We have a large number of financial transactions that happen every day, and Db2 handles our transaction management.

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DA / DBA at Discount Bank

We use it for the core banking business. We have Db2 for z/OS 2.4 on the IBM mainframe machine. It is on-premises of one of the big banks in Israel.

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Technical support manager IBM Power systems at a computer software company with 51-200 employees

We are partners with IBM and I'm for implementing Power systems with DB2 in this company. 

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Department Head of Big Data and Analytic Solutions at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees

I used DB2 two years ago. It's a data warehouse project solution for a bank. I use DB2 as a warehouse and the data stacks for the APL.

My role in this project was as a database designer. I would design the database, the warehouse, and get the requirements. 

I am not detailed in the technicality of creating the table in DB2.

I am now selling this product.

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HB
Domain architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

We use the solution as a database that connects to some legacy mainframe systems.

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IF
CEO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

The solution is used for database management.

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MR
IT Developer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

IBM Db2 Database is a relational database and we use it for all our company's transaction data.

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NC
Senior Manager of MIS at Fountain Set

Our primary use case for IBM Db2 is ERP.

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Learn what your peers think about IBM Db2 Database. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: November 2021.
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