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DBMS > Graphite vs. IBM Db2 vs. Impala vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. IBM Db2 vs. Impala vs. jBASE

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.50
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score165.96
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#132  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
DeveloperChris DavisIBMClouderaZumasys
Initial release20061983 infohost version20131991
Current release12.1, October 20163.4.0, April 20205.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
LinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyesoptional
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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