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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Sadas Engine

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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Score171.35
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#338  Overall
#136  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperIBMOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)SADAS s.r.l.
Initial release1983 infohost version19842006
Current release12.1, October 20168.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
HP Open VMSAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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