DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Linter vs. Neo4j vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Linter vs. Neo4j vs. OpenQM

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 requirementsOpen source graph databaseQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSMultivalue 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
Score160.43
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score2.29
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#309  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score54.64
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#250  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comlinter.ru/­enneo4j.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbaseneo4j.com/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperIBMZumasysrelex.ru/­enNeo4j, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release1983 infohost version1991199020071993
Current release12.1, October 20165.74.1.4, November 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
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)
Bolt 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
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingnonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
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.yes
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-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASELinterNeo4jOpenQM infoalso called QM
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

New Certification Exam Available: Neo4j 4.0 Certification
2 December 2020

Visualizing Fraud with Neo4j and GRANDstack
1 December 2020

The Neo4j BI Connector: How It Works
30 November 2020

This Week in Neo4j – Using Neo4j 4.2 With Cloudflare Workers, Single Sign-On for Neo4j, Building a Spotify Dashboard
28 November 2020

Identity and Access Management: 5-Minute Interview with Seyed Hossein Ahmadinejad
27 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 2jBASELinterNeo4jOpenQM infoalso called QM
DB-Engines blog posts

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

IBM Positioned as a Leader In 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems
2 December 2020, PRNewswire

Open Source The Path To Software Riches For IBM i
2 December 2020, IT Jungle

IBM to deliver refurbished Db2 for the AI and cloud era
24 November 2020, TechTarget

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

IBM urges infosec pros to patch DB2 for Windows, Cisco urges patches for Webex Meetings
27 November 2020, Regina Leader-Post

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

An Introduction to Neo4j
3 November 2020, iProgrammer

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

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

Global Graph Database Market (2020) to Witness Huge Growth by 2026 | Tibco Software, Neo4j, AWS, Microsoft, OrientDB Ltd, triAGENS GmbH(Arango DB), and more
2 December 2020, Birmingham Alive

These startups prove it pays to bet on open-source DevOps tools
16 November 2020, TechGenix

provided by Google News

OpenQM
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Jr. SQL Database Administrator
GOLDEN WOLF LLC, Remote

Database Developer
Pixentia, Irving, TX

Data Analyst - Apprenticeship - NEA
Arkansas Center for Data Sciences, Jonesboro, AR

Intermediate Database Administrator - Denver, CO (remote)
Hosting, Denver, CO

DB2-DBA
Celandyne Software Solutions, Santa Clara, CA

Data Engineer
Rackspace, Remote

OEM / ISV - Account Executive (Remote)
Neo4j, Boston, MA

Junior Software Developer (Agile, DevSecOps, CI/CD, Cloud environment)
Paradyme Management, Washington, DC

Data Architect
Rackspace, Remote

Software Engineer
United for Respect, California

MVDashboard Software Developer
Applied Concepts, Richardson, TX

Software Developer
Rapid Response Monitoring, Corona, CA

Software Developer
Rapid Response Monitoring, Syracuse, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

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

Neo4j logo

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

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here