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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. IBM Db2

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score54.84
Rank#21  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score170.77
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­us/­en/­db2
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetIBM
Initial release20081983 infohost version
Current release2.2.0, June 201912.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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