DB-EngineseXtremeDB Telecom and Networking featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Linter vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Neo4j

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Linter vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Neo4j

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareRDBMS for high security requirementsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentOpen source graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
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
Score161.62
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score2.17
Rank#123  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#341  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score6.80
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score53.53
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comlinter.ru/­enazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchneo4j.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperIBMZumasysrelex.ru/­enMicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release1983 infohost version1991199020152007
Current release12.1, October 20165.7V14.1.4, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++C and C++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
AIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
hostedLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP APIBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
.Net
C#
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersyesyesyesnoyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing Azure authenticationUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASELinterMicrosoft Azure SearchNeo4j
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
» more
Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
» more
Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
» more
Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
» more
Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
» more
News

The Neo4j BI Connector: Many Use Cases
23 November 2020

This Week in Neo4j – Neo4j 4.2 Released, kNN in the GDS Library, Data Auditing with Spring Data Neo4j
21 November 2020

#GraphCast: Tableau & Neo4j in Real Time
20 November 2020

Understanding Graphs and Graph Data Science
19 November 2020

Announcing Spring Data Neo4j 6.0
18 November 2020

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGeneral SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASELinterMicrosoft Azure SearchNeo4j
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Applying Graph Analytics to Game of Thrones
12 June 2019, Amy Hodler & Mark Needham, Neo4j (guest author)

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

The openCypher Project: Help Shape the SQL for Graphs
22 December 2015, Emil Eifrem (guest author)

show all

Recent citations in the news

Trinity Guard Unveils New Tools for Linux, Db2 for i
18 November 2020, IT Jungle

Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance, with help from migration specialist Asysco, successfully migrate their mission critical Ingenium application from IBM mainframe to a Microsoft/x86 infrastructure
23 November 2020, PRNewswire

IBM takes the next step with Cloud Pak for Data
23 November 2020, ZDNet

IBM urges infosec pros to patch DB2 for Windows, Cisco urges patches for Webex Meetings
20 November 2020, IT World Canada

Oracle Calls Out AWS on Exadata Cloud Service, Shares Customer Wins
13 November 2020, Cloud Wars

provided by Google News

Zumasys Acquires jBASE Database
5 January 2015, Business Wire

Zumasys, Inc
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

Cognitive Search - Azure Search with AI | Azure Friday - Microsoft
6 September 2019, Channel 9

DevOps Engineer
7 November 2020, Gi Media

How to use Azure Search in .Net
23 April 2018, InfoWorld

Knowledge Mining with Azure Search | AI Show | Channel 9 - Microsoft
8 October 2019, Channel 9

Azure Cognitive Search brings knowledge mining to the enterprise
21 November 2019, SDTimes.com

provided by Google News

An Introduction to Neo4j
3 November 2020, iProgrammer

Neo4j Named a Leader in Graph Data Platforms by Independent Research Firm
16 November 2020, Yahoo Finance

Neo4j Announces Graph Machine Learning Framework
27 October 2020, iProgrammer

Neo4j Announces First Graph Machine Learning for the Enterprise
20 October 2020, PRNewswire

Graph Databases Gaining Enterprise-Ready Features
4 November 2020, EnterpriseAI

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Db2 LUW UDB Database Administrator
Cigna, Plano, TX

Db2 Database Administrator
IBM, Columbia, MO

DB2 Database Administrator
State of Wisconsin, Dane County, WI

Jr. SQL Database Administrator
GOLDEN WOLF LLC, Remote

DB2-DBA
Celandyne Software Solutions, Santa Clara, CA

Azure Enterprise Architect
Piper Companies, Raleigh, NC

Data Engineer- Azure
Akshaya Inc, Redmond, WA

Azure DevOps Engineer (Remote)
JLL, Chicago, IL

Software Engineer II - M365
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

ETL Developer I
Broadway Bank, San Antonio, TX

Neo4J Developer - Remote
Softvision - North America, Carlsbad, CA

SDET
Capgemini, Charlotte, NC

Data/Neo4J Developer - Remote
Softvision - North America, Atlanta, GA

Neo4J Developer
Softvision - North America, Carlsbad, CA

Data/Neo4J Developer - Remote
Arrow Designs, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here