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System Properties Comparison Databricks vs. IBM Db2 vs. mSQL

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NameDatabricks  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Databricks Lakehouse Platform combines elements of data lakes and data warehouses to provide a unified view onto structured and unstructured data. It is based on Apache Spark.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
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Score81.08
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#10  Relational DBMS
Score125.90
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#169  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.databricks.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2hughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationdocs.databricks.comwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2
DeveloperDatabricksIBMHughes Technologies
Initial release20131983 infohost version1994
Current release12.1, October 20164.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 SQLwith Databricks SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPython
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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DatabricksIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2mSQL infoMini SQL
Specific characteristicsSupported database models : In addition to the Document store and Relational DBMS...
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