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DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. Infobright vs. Netezza

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Infobright vs. Netezza

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystems
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score132.23
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#187  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score12.28
Rank#46  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2ignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezza
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2
DeveloperIBMIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.IBM
Initial release1983 infohost version20052000
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
Linux infoincluded in appliance
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2InfobrightNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM
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