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IBM DB2 Profile

Community plugin

Some core functionality may be limited. If you're interested in contributing, check out the source code for each repository listed below.

Overview of dbt-ibmdb2​

Maintained by: Community
Author: Rasmus Nyberg
Source: GitHub
Core version: v1.0.4
dbt Cloud: Not Supported

dbt-ibmdb2 stars latest version on PyPI

The package can be installed from PyPI with:

pip install dbt-ibmdb2

This is an experimental plugin:

Connecting to IBM DB2 with dbt-ibmdb2​

IBM DB2 targets should be set up using the following configuration in your profiles.yml file.


target: dev
type: ibmdb2
schema: analytics
database: test
host: localhost
port: 50000
protocol: TCPIP
username: my_username
password: my_password

Description of IBM DB2 Profile Fields​

typeThe specific adapter to useRequiredibmdb2
schemaSpecify the schema (database) to build models intoRequiredanalytics
databaseSpecify the database you want to connect toRequiredtestdb
hostHostname or IP-adressRequiredlocalhost
portThe port to useOptional50000
protocolProtocol to useOptionalTCPIP
usernameThe username to use to connect to the serverRequiredmy-username
passwordThe password to use for authenticating to the serverRequiredmy-password

Supported features​

DB2 LUWDB2 z/OSFeature
βœ…πŸ€·Table materialization
βœ…πŸ€·View materialization
βœ…πŸ€·Incremental materialization
βœ…πŸ€·Ephemeral materialization
βœ…πŸ€·Custom data tests
βœ…πŸ€·Docs generate


  • dbt-ibmdb2 is built on the ibm_db python package and there are some known encoding issues related to z/OS.