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DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. Qdrant vs. Teradata

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Qdrant vs. Teradata

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonQdrant  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA high-performance vector database with neural network or semantic-based matchingA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBVector DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score124.40
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#163  Overall
#7  Vector DBMS
Score44.52
Rank#22  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2github.com/­qdrant/­qdrant
qdrant.tech
www.teradata.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2qdrant.tech/­documentationdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperIBMQdrantTeradata
Initial release1983 infohost version20211984
Current release12.1, October 2016Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Rust
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Docker
Linux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumbers, Strings, Geo, Booleanyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoKeywords, numberic ranges, geo, full-textyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
gRPC
OpenAPI 3.0
RESTful HTTP/JSON API infoOpenAPI 3.0
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Collection-level replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency, tunable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardKey-based authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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