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DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. Lovefield vs. SiriDB

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Lovefield vs. SiriDB

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSTime Series 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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Score142.92
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#263  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2google.github.io/­lovefieldsiridb.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.siridb.com
DeveloperIBMGoogleCesbit
Initial release1983 infohost version20142017
Current release12.1, October 20162.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
JavaScriptC
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersno
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)noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnosimple rights management via user accounts

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