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

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational 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)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.65
Rank#183  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.67
Rank#182  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score171.35
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperIBM
Initial release201920161983 infohost version
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding 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 replicasselectable replication factoryes 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 operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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