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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Memcached

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBKey-value store
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
Score163.17
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score25.84
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperIBMDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release1983 infohost version2003
Current release12.1, October 20161.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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