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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Prometheus vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Weaviate

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAn open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score165.55
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#299  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2prometheus.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGprometheus.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperIBMSAP infoformerly SybaseSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release1983 infohost version201519922017
Current release12.1, October 201617, July 20150.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++GoGo
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.no infoImport of XML data possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yes infoby FederationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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