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

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  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 nodesThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series 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
Score55.16
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#316  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlsiridb.net
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­adaptive-server-enterprisedocs.siridb.net
DeveloperIBMOracleSAP, SybaseTransceptor Technology
Initial release1983 infohost version201119872017
Current release12.1, October 201620.2, August 202016.0
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)commercialOpen Source infoMIT License
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 and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
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 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava and Transact-SQLno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
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 featureMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACIDno
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
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Oracle NoSQLSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASESiriDB
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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