DB2 is a database management system from IBM. This tag should be used for questions about the 10.5 version of DB2. Please additionally tag your question with the generic "db2" tag.

Released in 2013, DB2 10.5 builds upon the "pillars of DB2": low operational costs, ease of development, and reliability. This release introduced column-organized table functionality to DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows.

DB2 10.5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows can deliver top performance, and capture business insight more easily through high speed analytics over large data volumes.

DB2 10.5 includes BLU Acceleration, a collection of technology innovations from the IBM Research and Development Labs that speed up reporting and analytics. BLU Acceleration, which eliminates the need for indexes, aggregates, or time consuming database tuning to achieve top performance and storage efficiency, is a fully integrated capability in DB2 10.5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows.