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NameDB2
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Database modelRelational DBMS Since Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
DB-Engines Ranking measures the popularity of database management systems
Trend Chart
Score188.57
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websiteibm.com/­software/­data/­db2
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­entry/­portal/­documentation/­software/­information_management
DeveloperIBM
Initial release1983 host version
Current releaseDB2 Data Server (10.5), April 2013
Licensecommercial free version is available
Database as a Service (DBaaS) Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJSON style queries MongoDB compatible
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding only with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes with separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduceno
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
User concepts Access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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