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DBMS > Heroic vs. IBM Db2 vs. OrientDB

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. IBM Db2 vs. OrientDB

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
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Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score167.18
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score4.40
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2orientdb.org
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperSpotifyIBMOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release20141983 infohost version2010
Current release12.1, October 20163.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava, Javascript
TriggersnoyesHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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