DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. IBM Db2

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. IBM Db2

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.75
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#182  Overall
#26  Document stores
Score172.60
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperAmazonIBM
Initial release201520191983 infohost version
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGeneral SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon AuroraAmazon DocumentDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Running sysbench on RDS MySQL, RDS MariaDB, and Amazon Aurora MySQL via SSL/TLS
6 November 2019, idk.dev

Amazon migrates more than 100 consumer services from Oracle to AWS databases
15 October 2019, TechCrunch

Amazon Migrates Away From Oracle DB
24 October 2019, iProgrammer

Amazon Migrates Internal Consumer Databases from Oracle to AWS
18 October 2019, Coresight Research

Amdocs Announces RevenueONE for 5G Billing
28 October 2019, Light Reading

provided by Google News

Alibaba Cloud to offer MongoDB managed service
30 October 2019, ZDNet

AWS Announces Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB Compatibility)
9 January 2019, Business Wire

How We'll Know If Amazon's DocumentDB Is Hurting MongoDB
21 March 2019, The Motley Fool

Amazon DocumentDB Speeds Up With Slow Queries Logging
20 August 2019, Computer Business Review

DocumentDB vs. DynamoDB: Compare AWS NoSQL databases
26 April 2019, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Is Amazon’s Database Strategy A Glimpse Into The Future?
16 October 2019, The Next Platform

Database Software Markets: Worldwide Overview & Outlook, 2015-2030 - Major Players are Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, SAP & Amazon
12 November 2019, GlobeNewswire

IBM i TRs Bring Database Enhancements, Too
30 October 2019, IT Jungle

IBM Announces Developer Tools for Mainframe Testing
25 October 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Entry Server Bang For The Buck, IBM i Versus Red Hat Linux
11 November 2019, IT Jungle

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Cloud Support Engineer I - Databases
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Cloud Support Engineer - Databases
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Portland, OR

DBA Administrator
Remedy BPCI Partners, LLC., New York, NY

Business Development Representative
VividCortex, Arlington, VA

Senior .NET Engineer
Club Automation, Chicago, IL

Business Analyst III
Amazon.com Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Principal Product Manager - New Service
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Product Manager, Databases
Amazon.com Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Sr. Product Manager - DocumentDB
Amazon.com Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Principal Product Manager - DocumentDB
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Entry Level to Senior Level Database Administrators
VEN SOFT, Chantilly, VA

Data Analytics Architect - Lead/Senior
CACI, Washington, DC

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR-ADV
TN Department of Human Resources, Davidson County, TN

Data Insights Specialist
FCA, Auburn Hills, MI

Data Modeler / Database Developer
Defined Clarity, Washington, DC

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Present your product here