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DBMS > Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameFujitsu Enterprise Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-grade PostgreSQL-based DBMS with security enhancements such as Transparent Data Encryption and Data Masking, plus high-availability and performance improvement features.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.12
Rank#359  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#317  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitefast.fujitsu.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationfast.fujitsu.com/­product-manualswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperPostgreSQL Global Development Group, Fujitsu Australia Software TechnologyIBMMicrosoft
Initial release20171989
Current releaseFujitsu Enterprise Postgres 14, January 20222.0SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodespartitioning by range, list and by hashShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationActive-active shard replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)No - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Fujitsu Enterprise PostgresIBM Db2 Event StoreMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristics100% compatible with community PostgreSQL
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Competitive advantagesBuilt-in TDE and Data Masking security. In-Memory Columnar Index, and a high speed...
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Typical application scenariosTransactional payments applications, reporting and mixed workloads.
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Market metricsOver 30 years experience in database technology. Over 20 years in Postgres development...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCore based licensing
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