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DBMS > EXASOL vs. IBM Db2 vs. IRONdb vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IBM Db2 vs. IRONdb vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
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Score4.27
Rank#79  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score165.46
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperExasolIBMCirconus LLC.Simer Plaha
Initial release20001983 infohost version20172018
Current release12.1, October 2016V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes, in Luano
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)configurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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