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

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument storeNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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Score0.65
Rank#183  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.31
Rank#134  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score171.35
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbbasex.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.basex.orgwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperBaseX GmbHIBM
Initial release201920071983 infohost version
Current release9.3, November 201912.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsmultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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