DB2 Express-C

June 2006:  Lead Light Technologies (LLTCorp) is proud to provide 24 x 7 production support, maintenance and development services for IBM's flag ship product, DB2 Express-C for Linux Windows, Solaris and Mac.
IBM's free DB2 Express-C, a version of DB2 Universal Database Express Edition (DB2 Express) is a no-charge data server for development and production use "Free to Develop, Deploy, Distribute". DB2 Express-C is available for Linux and Windows running on 32 or 64 bit hardware with up to 2 dual-core CPU servers and 4GB of memory.

  • Full-function relational and XML data server
  • Simple, flexible, powerful, and reliable
  • Download and deploy at no charge
  • Support available for added peace-of-mind


What sets DB2 Express-C apart from the others

While other database vendors provide a free scaled-down version of their databases, (Oracle, Microsoft..) they limit the amount of data that it can house. DB2 Express-C is a free license for unlimited database size.

Database Platform
Database Size
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express Maximum 4 GB
Oracle Express Edition Maximum 4 GB
DB2 Express-C Unlimited


  • We would like to commend IBM for making this industry class database product available for free to the community. DB2 Express-C is completely "free" to download, develop, deploy, test, run, embed, and redistribute.
  • Since this product is based on the core IBM DB2 engine, one can be rest assured to get the same quality and performance as that of the other IBM DB2 editions, also migration to other DB2 editions becomes effortless.
  • LLTCorp is really excited to leverage on this great opportunity, based on our lenghty years of experience in developing and managing DB2 products, we can provide our customers first-class development (SQL PL, JAVA, .NET), administration and support services based on DB2 Express-C.