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

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score5.50
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score165.96
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#132  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score20.31
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasewww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperChris DavisIBMZumasysVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20061983 infohost version19912005
Current release12.1, October 20165.7Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesoptionalyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesyes
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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GraphiteIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASEVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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