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DBMS > Altibase vs. IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. LokiJS

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.25
Rank#174  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score149.66
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#142  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasetechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAltibaseIBMZumasys
Initial release19991983 infohost version19912014
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 202112.1, October 20165.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree version is availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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