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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. IBM Db2 vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. IBM Db2 vs. jBASE

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score171.56
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.54
Rank#118  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­us/­en/­db2www.jbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIBMZumasys
Initial release20141983 infohost version1991
Current release12.1, October 20165.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptional
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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AlaSQLIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASE
Conferences and events

IDUG Db2 Tech Conference Europe 2019
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