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DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. LeanXcale

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. LeanXcale

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Relational 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
Trend Chart
Score165.15
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#124  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#266  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#123  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
DeveloperIBMZumasysLeanXcale
Initial release1983 infohost version19912015
Current release12.1, October 20165.7
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptional
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASELeanXcale
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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