IBM Db2 connection

You can create a connection asset for IBM Db2 in a project or in a catalog. If you have a Watson Machine Learning service instance, you can promote the connection asset from a project to a deployment space. 

Db2 is a database that contains relational data.

Supported tools

These tools support Db2 connections:

  • Data Refinery
  • Metadata Import
  • Notebooks. You can use the insert-to-code function to get the connection credentials and load the data into a data structure. See Load data from data source connections.
  • SPSS Modeler

Supported versions

IBM Db2 10.1 and above

Supported encryption

(Optional) SSL certificate or SSL certificate file


Username and password

Watson Studio and Watson Knowledge Catalog plans

The IBM Db2 connection is available on all Watson Studio and Watson Knowledge Catalog plans.

Learn more

IBM Db2 product documentation