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IBM Db2 database requirements for ArcGIS Pro 2.1

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Supported database versions

IBM Db2 Version 10.5 Fix Pack 5

IBM Db2 Version 11.1

Database requirements and limitations

IBM Db2 V10.5 (64 bit)

  • Minimum required service packs/patches: Fix Pack 5
  • Db2 Spatial Extender is included in the Db2 database product media
  • Recommended service packs/patches: n/a
  • Branch versioning is supported at Db2 10.5 FP5 and above

IBM Db2 V11.1 (64 bit)

  • Minimum required service packs/patches: n/a
  • Db2 Spatial Extender is included in the Db2 database product media.
  • Recommended service packs/patches: n/a

Supported operating systems

  • If your database management system is installed on a server where ArcGIS products are installed, the server operating system must meet the ArcGIS product system requirements as well as the operating system requirements for your Db2 version.
  • If your database is not installed on the same server as an ArcGIS product, see the IBM documentation for operating system requirements for your Db2 version.

ArcGIS is tested and certified on Db2 Enterprise Server Edition. Other versions of Db2, such as Db2 Workgroup Server Edition and Db2 Personal Edition, share a common code base and are supported as long as they meet the ArcGIS Serverrequirements. For more information on the distributed editions of Db2, refer to the articles listed below.

Software required to connect to a DBMS

Your client machine (for example, the one running ArcMap) will need to have the appropriate client files installed for the RDBMS you are using. These client files are available from their respective RDBMS vendors, but some are also available on My Esri as a convenience. RDBMS client files available from My Esri are IBM DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server. Client files for ALTIBASE, Dameng, IBM Informix, IBM Netezza, Oracle, SAP HANA, and Teradata are not available on My Esri and must be obtained from the RDBMS vendors. See Database clients for more information.