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DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. Realm

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score165.96
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2hughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comrealm.io
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGorigodb.com/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperIBMHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release1983 infohost version19942009 infounder the name LiveDB2014
Current release12.1, October 20164.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen SourceOpen Source
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++CC#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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 infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesnoyes infoDomain Eventsyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)noneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on modelno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole based authorizationyes
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IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2mSQL infoMini SQLOrigoDBRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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