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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IBM Db2 vs. InfluxDB vs. Weaviate

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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/LinuxDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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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Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score161.24
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourceswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperExasolIBMSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20001983 infohost version20132017
Current release12.1, October 20161.8.0, April 20200.22.14, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++GoGo
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesyesyesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsOpenID Connect Discovery
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EXASOLIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2InfluxDBWeaviate
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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