New Version of IBM_DB Rails Adapter/Driver for IBM DataServers now available

Hi All,

New version of IBM_DB (1.0.0) is now available. Visit the site for downloading the new
version. This release of ibm_db provides support for secure
connections using SSL feature of DB2 in the Adapter, to use this
feature you will require client version v95fp2 and above. This release
contains fix for the bug [#22430] ( Charcter types ignore limit) along
with the support for the feature request [#22560] Automatic
transactions for migrations in Rails 2.2RC1 . Please check the change
log for more details on other changes that is been made.

Want to get started with ibm_db gem and DB2?

Follow the below links to download the free version of DB2 (DB2
Express-C)and the ibm_db gem.
Download DB2 Express C from
Download the IBM_DB gem from
Also find a startup guide at

Got any queries or suggestions for ibm_db?

Feel free to post them at


Praveen Devarao