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DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. MarkLogic vs. Tkrzw

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. MarkLogic vs. Tkrzw

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Key-value store
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
Score165.96
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#132  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score9.43
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comwww.marklogic.comdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperIBMZumasysMarkLogic Corp.Mikio Hirabayashi
Initial release1983 infohost version199120012020
Current release12.1, October 20165.79.0, 20170.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesno
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infoSQL92no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, with Range Indexesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsno
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IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASEMarkLogicTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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