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DBMS > Datomic vs. GridDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Newts

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. GridDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Newts

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document 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
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score164.20
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comgriddb.netwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.griddb.netwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasegithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperCognitectToshiba CorporationIBMZumasysOpenNMS Group
Initial release201220131983 infohost version19912014
Current release0.9.5951, July 20194.6, February 202112.1, October 20165.7
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesoptionalyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyesyesno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno
More information provided by the system vendor
DatomicGridDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASENewts
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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