IBM® dashDB™ is a fast, fully managed, cloud data warehouse that uses integrated analytics to deliver answers in an instant. dashDB’s unique built-in analytics, R predictive modeling and business intelligence tools allow you to analyze data for precise insights, quicker. Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) enables even faster query speeds as well as larger scale data sets.
Through the scalable and on demand nature of cloud computing, the solution is simple to get up and running within minutes, with rapid cloud provisioning. You can start using dashDB at no charge, for up to 1 GB of data.
dashDB service offerings
The dashDB offering has two main service plans:
No charge for up to 1 GB of data storage; 20 GB maximum data storage. One dedicated schema per service instance on a shared server.
- 1 TB: A dedicated instance with 64 GB RAM. One database per service instance on a dedicated server with 64 GB RAM.
- 4 TB: A dedicated instance with 256 GB RAM. One database per service instance on a dedicated bare metal server with 256 GB RAM, 32 cores.
- 12 TB: A dedicated instance with 256 GB RAM designed for storage-dense applications. One database per service instance on a dedicated bare metal server with 256 GB RAM, 32 cores.
- MPP: A dedicated instance of a multiple node cluster with massively parallel processing. Initially offered in clusters of 3 to 5 nodes (4TB each) for up to 20TB of pre-load data.