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DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. ObjectBox

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. ObjectBox

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSWide column storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score160.32
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.35
Rank#77  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.97
Rank#177  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesobjectbox.io
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperIBMZumasysMicrosoftObjectBox Limited
Initial release1983 infohost version199120122017
Current release12.1, October 20165.7
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.online/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic lockingACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesyes
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IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASEMicrosoft Azure Table StorageObjectBox
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