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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Informix

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.10
Rank#322  Overall
#44  Document stores
Score24.16
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperSoftmotionsIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.
Initial release20121984
Current release14.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC, C++ and Java
Server operating systemsserver-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

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