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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Sadas Engine vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational 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
Score161.90
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score4.24
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#310  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score55.16
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.sadasengine.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbhelp.sap.com/­adaptive-server-enterprise
DeveloperIBMOracleSADAS s.r.l.SAP, Sybase
Initial release1983 infohost version201120061987
Current release12.1, October 201620.2, August 20208.016.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Electable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featurenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
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.yes infooff heap cacheyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Oracle NoSQLSadas EngineSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is designed for today’s most demanding applications that require...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where a large volume of data needs to be stored and processed...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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